UBIT SECURITY ALERT, 1/23/2014

UB Specific Phish

IT Security Alert

An email claiming to be from the CIT Help Desk is attempting to trick the UB community into giving away their account information.

Red flags: How you can tell it is a fake

Phishing email
  1. The email claims to come from the Help Desk, but the actual email address is not from @buffalo.edu
  2. The website they ask you to go to is not a buffalo.edu website
  3. The signature block doesn't mention a UB department or phone number

I already clicked the links. What should I do?

DATE ACTIVE:

1/23/14

THREAT LEVEL:

High

TYPE:

Phish

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