Reminder: Action needed for Uthscsa

September 26, 2023

This email is designed to get the attention of the receiver and have them click on a dangerous link. The greeting is just the username, which means the sender doesn’t have any other information. The sender is clearly not Microsoft or from our university. The expire date is so close to when this was sent, […]

Re-Authenticate 2FA

September 13, 2023

The first Red Flag is the sender’s address. If it is a Microsoft request, it should be coming from a account. The second Red Flag is the generic greeting. Microsoft would have the full name of the recipient and would use it. How you can avoid QR code scams Follow these tips to avoid […]

AOTC education credit

September 7, 2023

This is a Phishing Scam. The IRS doesn’t send email out to gather information. The account sending this Phish is not an IRS account. So many people have reported this and we want to ensure everyone knows this is a scam.

Good News!!!

September 7, 2023

This Phishing Scam has been going around since 2019. Frances and Patrick Connolly are wealthy but are not giving away 4 Million Euros to random people on the Internet. This kind of email should always be scrutinized very closely. Although, the domain name the email came from is for a legitimate financials services company. Their […]

Notification: System Update for Uthscsa

September 7, 2023

The subject line will include today’s date is used to entice people to open the email as soon as they read the subject. This is an attempt to gain your user password. The link will first have you confirm your current password and then ask you to create a new one. However, once you give […]

Help Desk

September 7, 2023

This email has been reported by many UT HSA employees. It is an attempt to either Phish or download dangerous malware to the receiver’s device. One of the red flags is the wording designed to create a sense of urgency. This is often used because human’s don’t always think things through when told their account […]