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 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.

For your reference, a copy of the fraudulent email in included below:

From: Blackboard <email removed>
Sent: Mon 10/7/2013 6:16 AM
To:
Subject: New Course

Good Afternoon,

You have just received a New Course Form posted to you through the Blackboard Learning System.

Please sign in now to view now.

Click here to sign in < link removed >

Thank you,

Blackboard Learn.