Disclaimer: This news item was originally posted on Saturday, Feb 25, 2017. Its content may no longer be timely or accurate.
ITS Alert: Phishing attempt claims mailbox exceeds limit 02.25.17
Posted: 15:31:21, Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 Expiration: 15:31:21, Saturday, Mar 4, 2017
The ITS Help Desk has received numerous reports of a phishing message claiming your mailbox "exceeds the limit of use-age[sic] and you will not be able to send emails". You are then instructed to "CLICK HERE to reset and Activate" your account. The message appears to come from the UW-Platteville account of Susan L. Meier.
Pioneers are reminded that ITS will never ask for your password in an email - directly or via link or attachment. Never, ever. SERIOUSLY!
HOW CAN I TELL IF A MESSAGE IS NOT LEGIT?
We've mocked up real-life examples in the ITS Knowledge Base.
-- UW Platteville: Deb Meyer
Created: 15:32:45, Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 (by Deb M.)
Updated: 15:32:45, Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 (by Deb M.)