20111020 Psychit – Phishing Incident

Confirm your correspondent

A UBC department recently had a phishing incident where forged e-mail, appearing to come from vacationing high-profile users e-mail account, was used to get access to important passwords. Please think about how you can confirm who is on the other end of an e-mail or telephone, before you release important information.

Colin Bryant
Computer System Coordinator
University of BC, Dept. of Psychiatry
Tel: 604-822-7374

IT Support Desk;

Please include your computer’s asset number (bottom of notebooks), with any requests.
Online: http://psychit (From computers logged onto the D_Psychiatry network only.)
E-mail: PsychIT@exchange.ubc.ca
Tel: 604-827-5695
Web: http://www.psychiatry.ubc.ca/f_s/ts.htm