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ITS Alert: Phishing attempt claims to include invoice 10.13.21

Posted: 2021-10-13 13:25:27   Expiration: 2021-10-15 09:27:17

Disclaimer: This news item was originally posted on 2021-10-13 13:25:27. Its content may no longer be timely or accurate.

The ITS Help Desk has received numerous reports of a phishing email claiming to include an invoice from "Accounts Recievable [sic]" at a non-university address. The subject is "New Invoice-Delivery on 13.10.21". The message appears to come from "Uwplatt Invoice Service" and includes a red link to "view document here".

  • If you have received this message from, please DELETE.
  • If you receive a similar message from another sender or with a different subject, please FORWARD the message to the ITS Help Desk at
  • If you received this message and clicked on the link and/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, including today's message, in this ITS Knowledge Base at

-- UW Platteville: Deb Meyer