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UBIT SECURITY ALERT, 04/08/2016

UB Login Phish - Do not click "Your Nine Pending Incoming Mails!!!"

An email claiming to be from the University of Buffalo Email Service is attempting to trick you into giving away your UBIT account information.

Red flags: How you can tell it is a fake

 
  1. Hovering on the link shows it goes to a non BUFFALO.EDU website.
  2. Grammar/spelling problems within the body of the message.

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:

4/08/16

THREAT LEVEL:

High

TYPE:

Phish

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