Two new phishing scams seen at UD

Today we’ve had reports of two phishing scams similar to many we’ve seen before, but with some different wording and bad links. The first one is a short phish that hopes the subject “UD Alert system” will shock you so much that you won’t...

Phishing scam claims new UD president sent you a file

Another phishing scam using a PDF file has been reported. This one uses the name of the new President of the University of Delaware to hook unsuspecting members of the UD community: You’re supposed to be so excited that President Assanis has sent you a file that...

Phishing scam uses PDF file to send you a bogus link

A wide variety of phish seem to be schooling in UD inboxes this week. Several people in UD’s Psychological and Brain Sciences department got a phishing scam this morning with the subject “Important Document” and a one-line message “Please...

More phishing attempts swimming into UD inboxes

New phishing scams are circulating the University community and attempting to catch members of our school. Below is a screenshot of one: Note that this email is not from a UD account, but from someone at “morgan.edu.” UD would never use an email account...

UD Library patron catches tricky phishing scam

A UD Library patron reported a spam message last week that looked a lot like legitimate email from the Library — down to the signature at the end. How can you tell it’s a scam? UD passwords do not currently expire: in November 2016, the University will...

IT Alert phishing scam at UDel

Be careful not to get tricked by this new phishing attempt circulating in UD inboxes: This is not a message that anyone from the University would actually send, starting with the salutation of “Dear Mailbox User.” That is not how UD would address and...

Don’t fall for new UD payroll phishing scam

There’s an email circulating the UD community¬†with the subject line “New Notification Regarding Your Payroll.” Even though it appears to come from a UD email account, it is a scam. Notice how the www.udel.edu/faculty/inbox link from the email...