From The Daily Texan:
An unknown suspect used the UT Libraries interface and a fraudulent email address to launch a targeted phishing attack affecting students at the University.
UTPD first reported the attack on Aug. 13 after several students received suspicious emails with the title “*Subject: **UTexas Library System Problem*.”
According to UTPD spokeswoman Cindy Posey, the attack sends users an email that looks like it comes from the UT Libraries database. UTPD is unsure how many students have received the email, but reports have become less frequent.
James Liao, network security analyst at the Information Security Office, said students receive phishing emails frequently, although this was the first time he had heard of one using “UT Libraries” as a subject.
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