March 3 Phishing Attempts

Friday, March 3, 2017 many UA employees received phishing emails with the subject title “upgrade your account immediately” or “authentication requirements.”

These emails are phishing attempts designed to steal usernames and passwords, and to possibly infect your system with malicious code.  Please remember that The University of Alabama does not send out these types of messages. If you haven’t already, please delete the email.

If you did receive one or both of these emails, and you did click on the links to provide your username and password, please promptly change your myBama password and activate DUO at Please contact the IT Service Desk with questions and concerns 205-348-5555 or

Below are screenshots of the emails.