UBIT SECURITY ALERT, 3/4/2018

UB VPN Login Phish - Do not click "Information Technology Services"

IT Security Alert

An email coming from "BUFFALO" claims that you need to click a button to re-activate your SSL VPN account.  The link that you are supposed to click on to retrieve this message attempts to steal your UBIT credentials.

Red flags: How you can tell it is a fake

Phishing email
 
  1. Notice the email "From" address is not a buffalo.edu address
  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:

3/4/18

THREAT LEVEL:

High

TYPE:

Phish

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