Spear phishing takes aim at UD Exchange users

Today we’ve received several reports of phishing scams that are designed to trick users of UD’s Exchange service into clicking where they shouldn’t click. Two examples, with arrows pointing to the bad link: Thanks to all the folks who used...

Even with typos, this phishing scam hooked some UD folks

Several people reported this phishing scam to reportaphish@udel.edu. However, we had some UD folks ignore the typos, wacky spacing and fonts, and click the link to the scammer’s website: People, people, people. How many times do we need to tell you to be careful...

Petya ransomware exploiting same vulnerability as WannaCry

Last month, we alerted the campus to the WannaCry ransomware attack on unpatched Windows computers. Another ransomware attack (Petya) is taking advantage of the same vulnerabilities. As the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) indicates in its...

Wire transfer phishing attack reported at UD

We’ve had multiple reports about a spear phishing attack that asks UD staff to process a wire transfer for a specific amount. The recipient of this message forwarded it to her supervisor to see if it was legitimate or not, and for him to process if it were a...