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We have received reports that phishing attempts are being sent to Blackboard users’ email from email addresses that appear to be legitimate Blackboard addresses, redirecting users to a phishing site that mimics a Blackboard site. Once there, users can be tricked into logging in and thus revealing their true Blackboard credentials. Once their Blackboard credentials are captured, the malicious site owner can then use the credentials to compromise the user’s real Blackboard account. There are several variations of the report. Below is an example of one: From email address email@example.com
The message is as follows:
Dear user :
Your Admin faculty has left two important course work in your Blackboard area. Please click below to read your messages login.blackboard.edu/admin/faculty/read/t1748589630
Note : The link above will be inactive after 10 minutes when mail has been read.
Note: The link actually redirects the users to a phishing site
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