Recently there have been some incidents that have occurred relating to a spear phishing scam which requests to expedite wire transfer payments; these emails purport to come from persons of authority (Deans, Directors, VPs, etc.).
Please keep an eye out for unusual requests originating from non-UBC email accounts and ensure that all documentation has been thoroughly reviewed and verified prior to processing the item for payment.
UBC IT Security has also been informed of these incidents.
Current projects in Payment & Procurement Services: