Broadcast Time: 09:00 AM
Date: Friday, January 7, 2022
Type: Community Safety Alert (CSA)
Occurrence #: N/A
The University of Toronto Campus Safety Special Constable Service and ITS is alerting the community about a new phishing email that has been sent to several users in the U of T community.
The phishing email has been marked as External and purports to be a voicemail-to-email containing a .HTM file as an attachment. This is NOT a legitimate voicemail email sent by the University's VoIP provider.
If you have received such an email, do not click on the attachment. Report it to email@example.com and delete the email.
Sample of the Phishing Email
What to do if you suspect a phishing attempt/attack…
If you suspect your password may have been compromised, immediately change it.
If you receive a phishing message(s) and are using U of T Office 365/UTMail+, please report it using the "report message" function in your inbox. Otherwise, please report it to: firstname.lastname@example.org
When in doubt about the legitimacy of an email, call or ask the sender in person to confirm if they sent the email.
If you opened an attachment that was sent in a phishing email, reach out to your local IT service desk immediately.