Tempting bait: Don’t bite on this phishing scam!

We had several reports of this phishing message showing up in UD inboxes this morning. One alert student sent us this screen shot off her cell phone: Others reported seeing message headers spoofing an email address at UD: “officemail@udel.edu” [sic]. If...

An unfortunate phishing trip

A recent string of “send me a loan” phishing scams are appearing in UDel inboxes. The email looks like it is from a distressed friend or family member.¬† The scammer will engage in a conversation leading up to them asking you to wire¬† money through a bank...

This prize seems phishy.

Do you know Gillian and Adrian Bayford? You should since they offered you 1.5 million dollars. It seems too good to be true, right? Here is the email message: Click smaller image for a larger version. Unlike scams that rely on phishing sites, this one links to a...

A school of phish

Have you ever received 14 job offers in 24 hours? Chances are, the answer is “no”. Click smaller image for a larger version. They are clearly scams without even opening the email. The first line of each email starts with “We have an opening” or...