Even this lame phishing scam will hook someone!

We had several reports of this phishing scam arriving in UD inboxes overnight: In spite of the nearly incomprehensible message, there will be some people clicking that UDEL link and landing on a malicious website designed to steal the victim’s username and...

TIAA CREF phishing scam reported at other universities

This afternoon, some other universities are reporting that their faculty and employees are seeing phishing scams designed to trick TIAA customers into clicking a link and surrendering the credentials to their TIAA CREF retirement accounts. Samples of the scams are...

UD continues to be hammered with PDF phishing scams

As we’ve been reporting this summer, more and more phishing scams are coming in using attached PDF files to try to bypass standard email security protocols. Here’s info on one reported to us today: It comes from Nigeria via a hacked UD account —...

Phishing scam claims to come from UDel president

Members of the UD community are reporting a phishing scam that boldly claims to come from President Assanis. This email is yet another example of spear phishing, where scammers research an organization and use names and other information to craft a targeted message...

Phishing scam claims to be from @udel.edu IT Help Desk

This phishing scam was reported by several people who commented that it bypassed spam filters for in their UD email. This scam is pretty obvious, but all it takes is one person to see that “Attention:” greeting in an email allegedly from the...

Locked PDF phishing scams seen at UD

We’ve reported on the growing number of phishing scams using PDF files to lure people into clicking links. Well, here’s a variation. In this variety of phish, you receive an attachment that claims to be a locked PDF (as shown in the screenshot to the...

More phishing email using PDF attachments seen in UD inboxes

More phishing scams using PDF attachments have been appearing in UD inboxes this morning. Today’s phish appear as email with one of these subject lines: Payslip Notification Invoice Payment. Both appear to come from a UD person’s email account; one uses...

Don’t get caught by latest “UD Alert” phishing scam

Be sure to carefully swim around any phishing hooks you may see in your inbox! Some UD inboxes received emails from “UD ithelp” with the subject “UD Alert.” Upon opening the message, it read “You have a secure message from University of...