Disclaimer: This news item was originally posted on Tuesday, Aug 31, 2021. Its content may no longer be timely or accurate.

ITS Alert: Phishing attempt claims to offer bitcoin job August 31

Posted: 15:28:53, Tuesday, Aug 31, 2021   Expiration: 15:33:08, Thursday, Sep 2, 2021  

The ITS Help Desk has received numerous reports of a phishing email offering a a "BITCOIN JOB OPPORTUNITY". The message appears to come from the uwplatt account of "Debora F. France" and asks you to contact a general gmail address.

  • If you have received this message from "Debora F France", please DELETE.
  • If you receive a similar message from another sender or for a different job, please FORWARD the message to the ITS Help Desk at helpdesk@uwplatt.edu.
  • If you received the message and clicked on the links or provided personal information, please CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD and contact the ITS Help Desk for more information.

Not sure what to look for in a phishing message? Check out our real-life examples, complete with notations, in this ITS Knowledge Base at https://go.uwplatt.edu/phish

-- UW Platteville: Deb Meyer

Created: 10:31:07, Tuesday, Aug 31, 2021 (by Deb M.)
Updated: 15:33:11, Thursday, Sep 2, 2021 (by Deb M.)