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CRITICAL: Potential Exposure Incident Identified

The UCLA Information Security Office is aware of a phishing campaign attempting to coerce recipients into entering their UCLA Login and MFA credentials onto a fake UCLA Login webpage. This is not a legitimate e-mail and recipients should not provide any information or click any links associated with the phishing e-mail.

Example Email:

Subject: CRITICAL: Potential Exposure Incident Identified

Dear Members of the University of California Community,


I trust this message finds you in good health. I am reaching out to provide important information regarding the safety of our university community.


Recently, we became aware of a health situation involving one of our staff members who has tested positive for a contagious virus.


Immediate actions are being taken to ensure the well-being of everyone at our institution, and specific measures are being implemented for those who had close interactions with colleagues.


To determine if you have had close contact with the affected staff member, please visit our dedicated webpage by clicking on the following link: [Access Close Contact Notification]. Reporting any such contact is crucial for our collective efforts to maintain a safe environment.


For any inquiries or concerns related to potential exposure or testing, please don't hesitate to contact our medical team at Healthcenter@ucla[.]edu.


Rest assured, we are fully committed to your well-being and to upholding a secure working and learning environment at  University of California.


Your cooperation is essential in containing the virus and safeguarding our community. We kindly request that you refrain from forwarding this email, and if received in error, please delete it promptly.