Student Phishing Alert – Sept. 14

Monday, Sept. 14, more than 2,630 UA students received a phishing email that featured the subject title “UA COVID-19 INFORMATION”.

This email is a scam, it did not originate from The University of Alabama, nor does it include COVID-19 information. The scam attempted to attract students to provide information for a fake job opportunity. A screenshot of the phishing email is below.  If you received this message, please delete it. Take a moment to review the red flags of phishing to learn how to spot common phishing emails like these.

UA COVID Scam Email

If you have any questions or concerns, contact OIT Security at 205-348-5555 or