Fake court notices sent to UDel accounts

A UD community member reported receiving a fake court notification that “reminded” them about a court date. It even provided some helpful documents to bring! This phish earns the dubious honor of being one of the more well-written ones we’ve seen in...

DHS and UDel partner for phishing test

UD has partnered with the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to conduct security tests on UD’s systems and employees. As part of this effort, the DHS launched a simulated phishing attack on UD email accounts starting on June 3. Three emails were designed...

Email spear phish targets UDel accounts

In a modified account renewal scam, spear phishers are targeting UDel accounts. The email text (depicted left) informs users that UD’s email system is being upgraded and that the user needs to manually reset his or her account in order to keep it. The phisher...

Fake TIAA-CREF security alert swims into UD email inboxes

The latest phish reported at UD is a fake security notice with the subject heading “Important Information from TIAA-CREF.” This phish was convincing enough that we had to call TIAA-CREF to confirm that this message is a scam. This phishing scam is hard to...