UBIT SECURITY ALERT, 3/29/2018

UB Login Phish - Do not click "Your University of Buffalo Account Certificate expired..."

IT Security Alert.

An email coming from "University of Buffalo Web Services" claims that your "account certificate" has expired and you need to click a link to renew.  The link that you are supposed to click on attempts to steal your UBIT credentials.

Red flags: How you can tell it is a fake

Phishing email.
 
  1. Notice: grammar and threatening language.
  2. Hovering over URL shows it is not a buffalo.edu site

I already clicked the links. What should I do?

  • If clicked on the link, but did not enter your password, please check that your computer security or anti virus program is on and up to date.

I did not click on the links. What should I do?

Delete the email.

DATE ACTIVE:

3/29/18

THREAT LEVEL:

High

TYPE:

Phish

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