Legitimate email: Subject = UNH Phishing Alert - Response Required

February 24, 2020

by UNH IT Information Security Services

The following is a legitimate email being sent to students by Alina Stechyshyn at UNH Information Security Services.

Email subject =  UNH Phishing Alert - Response Required


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The email had  no links or attachments.

Over the weekend you received an email with the subject line “[UNH-INFO] FINAID STATUS ALERT” or “UNH Portal Deposit Notification”.


This email is part of a phishing attack targeting UNH users.  Our phishing tracking software indicates that you clicked the link in this email which opens a fake UNH-branded Directory log in screen.


Please respond to this email ASAP and let us know whether or not you entered your UNH credentials on this log in page. 


If no response is received by 5PM tomorrow, your account may be secured which will require you to contact the UNH IT Service Desk at 603-862-4242 for assistance in restoring your access.


If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.



UNH Information Security Services (ISS)



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Please Note: UNH IT knows that phishing attempts occur. Valid UNH IT communications never ask for personal or identifying information. If you are concerned about the validity of this communication, please check The Phishbowl (https://www.unh.edu/it/the-phishbowl) or contact the UNH IT Service Desk at 603-862-4242 for verification.


If you received this email, please respond to it.

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