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UBIT SECURITY ALERT, 8/2/2017

UB Login Phish - Do not click 'Attention Needed Urgently!' email

An email supposedly from "University of Buffalo" explains that you have a course error and asks you to log in to read the message.

Red flags: How you can tell it is a fake

 
  1. The email address in the "from" field is not a UB email address.
  2. The URL is not a buffalo.edu web 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:

8/2/17

THREAT LEVEL:

High

TYPE:

Phish

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