Fraudulent Email Alert: ATTN: RBC Express Reference Code / Authorization Code – April 19th, 2018

Do not reply to the email or open the attached file – it is a fraudulent attempt to gain sensitive financial information from you. It is UBC’s, as well as industry standard, practice not to include passwords to encrypted files via email. This practice is commonly used by hackers attempting to bypass anti-virus systems and infect computers with malware. If you see similar emails in the future please report them immediately to security@ubc.ca.

This phishing email can be deleted from your Inbox or mobile phone.

If you think you may have been compromised or infected, notify your financial institution immediately and advise security@ubc.ca that you may be a victim of this phishing attack.

Thank-you,

UBC Cybersecurity Team

 

From: <sender’s email address removed>

Sent: April 19, 2018 7:37 AM
To: <RECIPIENT REMOVED>
Subject: ATTN: RBC Express Reference Code / Authorization Code

This message contains encrypted attachments that could not be verified as virus free. Open only if you were expecting this message.

This message contains encrypted attachments that could not be verified as virus free. Open only if you were expecting this message.

The registration codes for <RECIPIENT REMOVED> were successfully re-issued.

A PDF document is attached containing instructions for the Digital Certificate registration. For registration security purposes, you will be required to provide a document Pass Code available below to gain access to the document:

1) PDF Pass Code: (Removed)

2) Authorization Code: (Removed)

Action Required

You must open the PDF document to view the Authorization Code for the Digital Certificate registration. The authorization code will be added to the client user details screen for later reference.

Registration codes expire in 2 days. Please ensure the user registers within this period.

RBC Royal Bank / RBC Express