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ITS Alert: Bitcoin scam spoofs Vice Chancellor

Posted: 15:33:17, Thursday, Sep 2, 2021   Expiration: 15:33:17, Thursday, Sep 9, 2021  

Another "BITCOIN JOB OPPORTUNITY" is hitting inboxes this evening, this time appearing to come from the account of "Paige Smith", Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services.

  • If you have received this message from "Paige Smith", 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 provided personal information as requested, 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: 15:35:23, Thursday, Sep 2, 2021 (by Deb M.)
Updated: 15:35:23, Thursday, Sep 2, 2021 (by Deb M.)