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...

“New login from Manassas” phishing scam

This phishing scam is, at first glance, almost convincing. But if you think for just 20 seconds, you’ll recognize it for the phishing scam it is. This scam is spear phishing aimed at UD users. Check out the low-res copy of a UD logo. If you hover your mouse over...

Student organizations being targeted with phishing scams

Another university has reported that student groups’ treasurers are receiving fraudulent requests for wire transfers of money. These reports are another example of criminals using a college’s or university’s directory information to attack students....