UDel Collaborative Networks spam

Over night, UD inboxes were flooded with email like the one shown below: Don’t follow the link. Don’t “sign up.” Do delete the message. A quick Web search shows that other schools (UCLA, Michigan, and Penn, for example) have seen similar spam...

Phishing Blues webcast

Last week, the LearnIT Express webcast was called “Phishing Blues.” It ran about 12-13 minutes, included annotated examples (and discussion) of some of the scams seen at UD, and some suggestions for what to do if you fall for a phishing scam or submit...

I paid how much to PayPal??

Congratulations, UD colleagues. You’re starting to catch more and more phishing scams without help from IT or your departmental IT professional! Today we’ve had multiple reports about this fake PayPal notice: Just like some of the other scams we’ve...

Phone scam thwarted

The folks in UD’s Development Office report receiving a phone call that could be a variation on the phone support scam we mentioned last month. I just received a telephone call from a man who claimed to be “Tom Collins,” with UD Business Solutions. He said...