October 13, 2021
Information Technology Services (ITS) would like to inform customers of a phishing attack that was sent impersonating a payment confirmation. This email may have appeared to be from a reliable company. This phishing scam attempts to get you to click a malicious link. Example:
When opening unfamiliar emails, is important to remember not to provide information, click on links or attachments in emails that are unexpected and/or from unfamiliar people, and never send money or gift cards without verifying the recipient.
How to detect a potential scam:
If you receive one of these or similar phishing emails, please report the message in directly from your inbox. For more information on how to Report a Message, visit How do I report spam and phishing emails?.
If you believe you have become compromised from this email, please visit What should I do if I've fallen victim to a spam or phishing attack?
We appreciate your assistance as we work together to curtail the spread of phishing communications, please visit www.uky.edu/its/phishing for more educational materials regarding phishing.
For 24/7 immediate assistance, please contact ITS Customer Services at 859-218-HELP (4357). Or for assistance with non-urgent matters, email firstname.lastname@example.org.