1-16-17 New Phishing Scam

Be aware of a recent email phishing scam with the subject line “New Message For You“.  The email includes a link.  Please DO NOT click on these links and DO NOT provide your information.  If you do, your email account and possibly other accounts will be compromised and you will need to take action.  Simply disregard these messages and delete them.

Remember, UITS and other university organizations will never send an unsolicited request for UConn credentials or other personal information.  Please contact the UITS Help Center at 860-486-4357 for further assistance.

 

From: University of Connecticut [mailto:Jrw06005@uconn.edu]
Sent: Sunday, January 15, 2017 11:47 AM
To: footman <Jrw06005@uconn.edu>
Subject: New Message For You

 

Dear User,

      We received a request from you to shutdown your mailbox, Kindly cancel if its an error to continue using your mailbox:-

CANCEL REQUEST & RECTIFY THIS PROBLEM (Link removed)

 PS:- No action taken in the next 24hours(Account will be disabled)

University of Connecticut