Security

Fraudulent Email Alert – Oct 19, 2013

Fraudulent emails purportedly from the Technical Support Team informing users that their email account may have been compromised have been reported. The email instructs users to visit an unknown website in order to protect their email account. Do not reply to this email, click on any links or fill out any online forms with your […]

Fraudulent Email Alert – Oct 7, 2013

Fraudulent emails purportedly from the Blackboard Learning System informing users of a new online course have been reported. The email instructs users to visit an unknown website to sign into the new course. Do not reply to this email, click on any links or fill out any online forms with your account information. If you […]

Fraudulent Email Alert – Oct 3,2013

Fraudulent emails purportedly from the University of British Columbia Email Team warning users of their email being accessed remotely have been reported. The email instructs users to visit a counterfeit website similar in appearance to the UBC Email website in order to configure and protect their email account. Do not reply to this email, click […]

Fraudulent Email Alert – Sept 23, 2013

Fraudulent emails from Blackboard informing users that new course content has been posted have been reported. The email asks users to visit an unknown website in order to access the newly posted course content material. Do not reply to this email, click on any links or fill out any online forms with your account information. […]

Fraudulent Email Alert – Sept 23, 2013

Fraudulent emails from the University of British Columbia Technical Support Team warning users of their email being accessed remotely have been reported. The email asks users to visit an unknown website in order to configure and protect their email account. Do not reply to this email, click on any links or fill out any online […]

Fraudulent Email Alert – Sept 16, 2013

Fraudulent emails appearing to originate from the IT Helpdesk, informing users to log into their email account, have been circulating; the email instructs users to sign in to update their passwords. Do not reply to this email, click on any links or fill out any online forms with your account information. If you are affiliated […]

Fraudulent Email Alert – Sept 11, 2013

Fraudulent emails appearing to originate from Blackboard, informing users to log into their Blackboard LMS, have been circulating; the email instructs users to sign in to view important course information. Do not reply to this email, click on any links or fill out any online forms with your account information. If you are affiliated with […]

Fraudulent Email alert – Aug 28, 2013

Fraudulent emails from the University of British Columbia warning users of their email password expiration have been reported. The email asks users to provide their email account credentials and other personal information. Do not reply to this email, click on any links or fill out any online forms with your account information. If you are […]

Fraudulent Email Alert – June 25, 2013

Fraudulent emails from the University of British Columbia warning users of their upcoming webmail password expiration have been reported. The email suggests users visit an unknown website in order to modify or otherwise update the their webmail account password. Do not reply to this email, click on any links or fill out any online forms […]

UBC Phone Spoofing Alert June 4, 2013

UBC IT Voice Services has received reports from the UBC community regarding telemarketing calls from UBC phone numbers. We have investigated these reports, and determined that an outside (off-campus) party is spoofing UBC phone numbers when dialing UBC phones. Most of the reported cases have these characteristics: The telemarketing call is received by a UBC […]