Phishers use a variety of means to gain your Personally Identifiable Information (PII). Learn how to recognize a phishing attempt.
Operating System: All
Applies To: UB students, faculty, staff, alumni, retirees and volunteers
Last Updated: February 15, 2023
You can tell it’s a phishing attempt if:
*Note: If you see a link that starts with “nam12.safelinks…” it may be something called a Safe Link. Use the decoding tool found at
http://www.buffalo.edu/ubit/services/UBmail-Exchange-Online/safe-links.html to determine the original link.