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UBIT SECURITY ALERT, 08/23/2016

UB Login Phish - Do not click "Your Nine Pending Incoming Mails!" - 8-23-16

An email claiming to be from 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. Grammar/spelling problems within the body of the message.
  2. Hovering on the link shows it goes to a non BUFFALO.EDU website.

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:

8/23/16

THREAT LEVEL:

High

TYPE:

Phish

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