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 the University of British Columbia (UBC), please forward a copy of the email including full headers to security@ubc.ca and then delete it from your Inbox or mobile phone. If you think you may have submitted your UBC CWL or login account credentials, go to myAccount and login and change your password immediately. Please remember to notify security@ubc.ca of the possible temporary breach of your UBC CWL account.

Please read the security advisory (PDF 56 KB) for more details. For your reference, a copy of the fraudulent email is included below:

From: Blackboard Learn [mailto:course@blackboard.com]
Sent: September-05-13 1:13 PM
Subject: Blackboard | Technology – important course online
Hello,

An important course form has been posted to you through the Blackboard Learning System.

Please sign in immediately to view the form.

Click here to sign in

Thank you,

Blackboard Learn.