Emergency Notification 21 Nov 2013
OIT has been receiving notices of a phishing email making it's way into people inboxes. The email appears to be from a firstname.lastname@example.org. The email asks you to login to a specified URL and to provide account information. It has a similar look and feel to a normal email login page, please be extremely cautious.
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 it is from Jadranka Smokovic <email@example.com>
- There is a form in a link that they want you to fill out and submit
- Sophisticated attempt phishing for information, please remain cautious.
As always be aware of phishing attempts, and that we will never ask you in your email to fill out any personal information.