FedEx Scam completes the package trifecta

Like the DHL scam mentioned yesterday, this is technically not phishing, but email with malware attached; the purpose of the malware is to steal your personal information. Remember, the safest thing to do to check on a package delivery is to go to the vendor’s...

Facebook phish not seen at UD. . . yet

Sophos.com reports that there’s a new facebook phishing scam in the wild. We’ve not seen it here at UD–yet. See Graham Cluley’s article, Beware Facebook lottery email scam, published yesterday. Bottom line, if you get email from...

My beloved. (Inheritance scam with religious overtones)

Every so often, you hear a local news story about someone having fallen for this kind of scam. Usually someone new to email is convinced that, because the story is so sad, because the alleged sender says she prayed over it, because the text refers to Jesus Christ so...

Email phishing message

Remember, the University WILL NEVER request information about your email account. Any messages you receive that say otherwise are phishing for personal information. ALWAYS delete these messages. One such message was received by UD personnel on Oct. 19, 2011. From:...