30 Sept 2013-Emergency Notice
OIT has been receiving notices of a phishing email making it's way into people inboxes. The email reports that you have exceeded your webmail quota. The email asks you to login to a specified URL and to provide account information.
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 e-mail asks the recipient to click on a link and provide personal information
If you provided your Username and Password, 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 email is not from OIT
- States that you have exceeded your storage limit.
- States that your account will be deleted from the server
This is a very sophisticated phishing attempt, use caution and best judgment when it comes to phishing.