Beware the Phishing Email Titled, “UPGRADE!”

John Mazzarella | October 31, 2017
Beware the Phishing Email Titled, “UPGRADE!”

ITS staff have received numerous reports of a phishing attack that is attempting to steal the usernames and passwords from the UMass Boston community. If you receive an email with the subject line "UPGRADE!", which looks like the screenshot below, please delete it and do not click any links within.

Phishing is a type of cybercrime designed to trick you into giving your personal information. If you have given your personal information to a phishing attack like this, please act quickly! Change your password at, and notify IT Staff by emailing for more help.

Tags: phishing , phishing wall of shame

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