Phishing Alert | Email Subject: "Account Upgrade"
OIT has been receiving notices of a phishing email making it's way into people inboxes. The email asks recipients to login via a link to "confirmation and upgrade" their account.
A Google docs link to a Google form is provided.
If you have received this message in your Google Apps @ UA email account, you can report the message as a phishing attempt using Google's Report Phishing tool.
If you received this message in any other email account, please delete the message.
The email message is:
The email asks the recipient to follow a link, and likely provide personally identifiable information.
DO NOT reply to this email or fillout the form. If you did, you should immediately change your password using ELMO.
Here are a few of the things to look for when identifying this message as phishing:
- The URL is not a uaf.edu or alaska.edu address.
- The email text has some grammatical errors.
- The email from address is not a University of Alaska email address.