Email Phishing Attacks Compromise Some Employee Information

The University has been the target of multiple phishing attacks over the past several weeks.  If you received an email like the one shown below and clicked on a link contained within, change your NetID password as soon as possible at

If you are unsure if you have been targeted by this phishing attack or clicked on the malicious email link, change your NetID password.

If you notice changes have been made to your personal information in the University’s Human Resources Management System (HRMS)—notably changes to your direct deposit information—or if you have any questions, contact the University’s Chief Information Security Officer, Julie Myers, at (585) 313-7653.

Sample phishing email received in June 2013
Sample phishing email received in June 2013 (Click to view full-size image.)