Phishing Alerts

8/17/17 Message from University Staff

The Information Security Office received a phishing email report, where recipients are directed to click a link in order to view a message.

If you receive this email, please delete it from your inbox.  If you clicked the link or responded in any way, please contact your local IT Support or the 24/7 IT Support Center (626-8324) as soon as possible.

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8/17/17 Re: Job Offer

The Information Security Office received a phishing email report, where recipients are directed to respond to an email in order to apply for a job.

If you receive this email, please delete it from your inbox.  If you responded in any way, please contact your local IT Support or the 24/7 IT Support Center (626-8324) as soon as possible.

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8/17/17 UPDATE NOW

The Information Security Office received a phishing email report, where recipients are told to upgrade their accounts for security reasons by clicking on a link.

If you receive this email, please delete it from your inbox.  If you clicked on a link or responded in any way, please contact your local IT Support or the 24/7 IT Support Center (626-8324) as soon as possible.

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8/18/15 WOW, I Cant believe to hear from you again!!!

UA Information Security received a phishing report, asking recipients to click on a link to view a photo from a "classmate."

If you receive this email, please delete it from your inbox.  If you clicked on the link or replied to the email, please contact your local IT Support or the 24/7 IT Support Center (626-8324) as soon as possible.

 

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8/18/15 (Blackboard Learning) Two important course work from faculty admin.

UA Information Security received a phishing report with hidden links embedded in the email that would lead the recipient to a different website, probably a malicious one (see screenshot and explanation below).

If you receive this email, please delete it from your inbox.  If you clicked on the link or provided any information, please contact your local IT Support or the 24/7 IT Support Center (626-8324) as soon as possible.

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8/18/15 employment

UA Information Security received a scam email report, where recipients were informed that the sender's organization would be declining an offer of employment.

If you receive this email, please delete it from your inbox.  If you responded to the email, please contact your local IT Support or the 24/7 IT Support Center (626-8324) as soon as possible.

 

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8/18/15 Storage limited exceeded

UA Information Security received a phishing report, asking recipients to click on a link so that their email storage space can be increased.

If you receive this email, please delete it from your inbox.  If you clicked on the link or provided any information, please contact your local IT Support or the 24/7 IT Support Center (626-8324) as soon as possible.

 

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8/18/15 you're awesome!

UA Information Security received several variations of the phishing email copied below, where recipients are being asked to a phishing report, asking recipients email the sender to apply for a job as a "note taker."

If you receive this email, please delete it from your inbox.  If you replied to the email, please contact your local IT Support or the 24/7 IT Support Center (626-8324) as soon as possible.

 

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8/18/17 Notification Of Username Change .Ticket ID X002FA

The Information Security Office received a phishing email report, where recipients are warned that there was a change request made for their emails, and to click on a link to cancel the request.

If you receive this email, please delete it from your inbox.  If you clicked on a link or responded in any way, please contact your local IT Support or the 24/7 IT Support Center (626-8324) as soon as possible.

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8/18/17 UPDATE NOW

The Information Security Office received a phishing email report, where recipients are directed to click a link.

If you receive this email, please delete it from your inbox.  If you clicked the link or responded in any way, please contact your local IT Support or the 24/7 IT Support Center (626-8324) as soon as possible.

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