Alert Information

 Red:  Attempt to Steal UTMB Passwords

Possible Compromise of End-user Credentials

Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016 • 4:25 PM rvshaffe

If you recently received the below email, please be aware that it is an attempt to steal your UTMB computer credentials. DO NOT respond to it or click on any embedded links.

If you accidently fell victim to this scam and shared your password, YOU MUST change it immediately.

Steps are currently being taken to block future emails and links to the malicious website.


University of Texas Medical Branch technology maintenance is Powered by UTMB Marketing and Communications. our 2016 new web mail has been improved with a new messaging system from UTMB Owa/outlook which also include faster usage on email, shared calendar, web-documents and the new 2016 anti-Spam version and other value features includes.

Please use the link below to update the new UTMB Owa/outlook improved web-mail. CLICK HERE to update or Copy and Paste the Link on your Browser:

Notice: be informed you are to fill out your User-name, E-mail and Security key/Password.

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