UA's Information Technology Services is warning students to disregard and delete the e-mail below, which has been sent to several University e-mail addresses. The message, from an unknown source outside of the University, is an attempt to fraudulently obtain sensitive information in order to assume the recipient's identity.
As a rule, the University does not request account passwords by e-mail from individuals.
If you have already responded to this request, please contact the UA Support Desk (Help Desk) at 330-972-6888 to change your password.
Learn more about how to identify phishing scams like this.
The fraudulent e-mail message follows:
Verify Your Uakron Account Now
Dear Uakron Account Owner,
This message is from Uakron messaging center to all Uakron email account owners. We are currently upgrading our data base and e-mail account center. We are deleting all Uakron email account to create more space for new accounts.
To prevent your account from closing you will have to update it below so that we will know that it's a present used account.
CONFIRM YOUR EMAIL IDENTITY BELOW
E-mail Username : ......... .....
E-mail Password : ...............
Date of Birth : ................
Country or Territory : .........
Warning!!! Account owner that refuses to update his or her account within seven days of receiving this warning will lose his or her account permanently.
Thank you for using Uakron!