Student Phishing Alert – Sept. 16

Wednesday, Sept. 16, more than 480 UA students received a phishing email that featured the subject title “JOB OPPORTUNITY”.

This email is a scam, it did not originate from The University of Alabama or CISCO Systems Inc.. This scam attempted to attract students to provide information for to obtain a fake job opportunity. A screenshot of the phishing message 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.


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