Phishing scam uses PDF file to send you a bogus link

A wide variety of phish seem to be schooling in UD inboxes this week. Several people in UD’s Psychological and Brain Sciences department got a phishing scam this morning with the subject “Important Document” and a one-line message “Please...

More phishing attempts swimming into UD inboxes

New phishing scams are circulating the University community and attempting to catch members of our school. Below is a screenshot of one: Note that this email is not from a UD account, but from someone at “morgan.edu.” UD would never use an email account...

UD Library patron catches tricky phishing scam

A UD Library patron reported a spam message last week that looked a lot like legitimate email from the Library — down to the signature at the end. How can you tell it’s a scam? UD passwords do not currently expire: in November 2016, the University will...

IT Alert phishing scam at UDel

Be careful not to get tricked by this new phishing attempt circulating in UD inboxes: This is not a message that anyone from the University would actually send, starting with the salutation of “Dear Mailbox User.” That is not how UD would address and...

Don’t fall for new UD payroll phishing scam

There’s an email circulating the UD community¬†with the subject line “New Notification Regarding Your Payroll.” Even though it appears to come from a UD email account, it is a scam. Notice how the www.udel.edu/faculty/inbox link from the email...

Three Finnish phishing scams in UD inboxes

Yesterday and today, people reported receiving a fake University of Delaware email alert like the one shown below: The message appeared with one of three subject lines: University Of Delaware E-mail Notification University Of Delaware Email Suspension Of Service...

System Maintenance phishing scam: Easy for UD to spot

A couple of people reported receiving this phishing scam this afternoon: There are so many non-standard uses of English here that it should be easy for you to identify it as a phish. Our favorites are “mails” (“Email/emails” is growing in...
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