Phishing Alerts

9/22/14 Account Maintenance

UA Information Security received a phishing email this morning.  This is a variation on emails received by other UA campus members last week, and asks recipients to click on a link to verify their accounts.

If you receive this email, please delete is from your inbox.  If you clicked on the link and provided information, or 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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9/22/14 RE: ITS-SUPPORT (Mailbox almost full)

UA Information Security received a phishing report this afternoon, asking recipients to click on a link and provide information in order to increase mailbox size.

If you receive this email, please delete it from your inbox.  If you replied to the email, clicked on links, 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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9/22/15 Donation

UA Information Security received a phishing report, asking recipients to open an attachment.

If you receive this email, please delete it from your inbox.  If you opened the attachment 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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9/22/15 IT Administrator

UA Information Security received a phishing report, asking recipients to click on a link in order to upgrade their email accounts.

If you receive this email, please delete it from your inbox.  If you clicked on the link or 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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9/22/15 Maintenance/Email Upgrading

UA Information Security received a phishing report, asking recipients to click on a link because of an email upgrade.  The headers for the email indicated that it originated in Cambodia and was routed through Australia.

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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9/22/16 ITS Helpdesk

UA Information Security received a phishing email report, where recipients were told to change their password within the next two hours.

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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9/22/16 Our Ref: IMF/FGN/RMB/088/2016

UA Information Security received a phishing email report, where there is no text in the body of the message, but there is an attachment.  The email originates from South Africa.

If you receive this email, please delete it from your inbox.  If you opened the attachment 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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9/23/15 Password will expire in 3 days

UA Information Security received a phishing report, asking recipients to click on a link if they have been notified that their email has been upgraded.  The subject line has nothing to do with the body of the email.

If you receive this email, please delete it from your inbox.  If you clicked on the link or 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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9/23/16 Power By Google

UA Information Security received a phishing email report, where recipients were sent an email from "Google Inc", specifically the UK branch, congratulating them on winning for using Google services.

9/24/15 CONFIRM YOUR DELIVERY.

UA Information Security is once again seeing phishing emails with attachments that appear to be Word documents.  The latest involves a notification that the recipient has won a million-dollar lottery, and most open the attachment.

If you receive this email, please delete it from your inbox.  If you opened the attachment 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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