Disclaimer: This news item was originally posted on Monday, Apr 20, 2020. Its content may no longer be timely or accurate.

ITS Alert: Phishing attempt spoofs BILSA dean 04.20.20

Posted: 09:39:39, Monday, Apr 20, 2020   Expiration: 09:39:39, Monday, Apr 27, 2020  

The ITS Help Desk is receiving numerous reports of a phishing attempt claiming to be from "Dr. Wayne Werber" [sic] at a gmail address, asking for "your available text number". At this time, it appears to be targeting employees of BILSA, but everyone should be on the lookout.

This spear phishing attempt is a scam.

  • If you receive this email from "Dr. Wayne Werber", please DELETE.
  • If you receive this email from another sender, please REPORT to the ITS Help Desk at helpdesk@uwplatt.edu.
  • If you responded to the message from "Dr. Wayne Werber", please CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD immediately and contact the ITS Help Desk for further instruction.
Need help identifying phishing attempts? Check out  real-life examples in the ITS Knowledge Base.

If you have questions about this attempt, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or helpdesk@uwplatt.edu.

-- UW Platteville: Deb Meyer

Created: 09:40:36, Monday, Apr 20, 2020 (by Deb M.)
Updated: 09:40:36, Monday, Apr 20, 2020 (by Deb M.)