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New Phishing Attack Targeting UNB

Author: ITS

Posted on Jan 20, 2017

Category: News , IT Announcements , IT Security , IT Security Alerts , General Interest

Warning - This is a scamA new phishing email has been discovered at UNB with the subject line “HELP DESK URGENT UPDATE”, claiming your account has been locked due to a virus and asking you to login.

If you received this email, please do not respond or click on any links and report it to the ITS Help Desk right away at helpdesk@unb.ca or (506) 453-5199.

If you responded to this phishing email, please change your UNB password immediately and contact the Help Desk so we can check to see if there has been any unusual activity on your account.

Visit go.unb.ca/itsecurity to learn more about phishing and how you can protect yourself and UNB from cybersecurity threats.