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IT Alert: New Email Phishing Attack Targeting UNB

Title:IT Alert: New Email Phishing Attack Targeting UNB


A new phishing email has been discovered at UNB with the subject line “Final messages from University of New Brunswick admin”. The email claims you have important unread messages from the ‘University of New Brunswick Administrator’ and asks you to a click a link to review your messages and avoid service interruption.

If you received this email, please do not respond or click on any links and report it to the IT Service Desk right away at, 457-2222 (Fredericton) or 657-2222 (Saint John).

If you responded to this phishing email, please change your UNB password immediately and contact the IT Service Desk so we can check to see if there has been any unusual activity on your account.

Visit to learn more about phishing and how you can protect yourself and UNB from cybersecurity threats.