Secured File Phishing Scam

Today is the first day of National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2015, and we have a phishing scam to warn you about. Some people have received an email that someone has shared a “secured file via Google Drive” with them. It’s a scam. Look at this...

Spammers hijack accounts, hit UDel inboxes

It seems that some scammers have been using hijacked UDelNet accounts to send generic spam messages to UD accounts and mailing lists. The MO on these messages is all the same: the scammer acquires someone’s account credentials and then uses the compromised...

Chase Bank scam finds UDel inboxes

An astute employee caught this phish fresh this morning. It’s yet another in the long line of legit-looking scams that seems the be characterizing 2015 as the year of the phish. The email claims to come from Chase Bank, and it includes both the Chase logo and...

Move-in weekend scams hit UDel inboxes

Campus has been busy these past few days. Students and professors alike are returning to the area, and there’s lots of communication going on between colleagues and UD’s many departments. Unfortunately, this time also presents a golden opportunity for...

Classic email account scam resurfaces at UDel

Throwback Thursday! This is one of the old standby scams of phishers everywhere: the fake email account notification. The goal of a message like this is to get an unsuspecting victim to either click a link to a malicious Web site or to provide their account...

Paycheck spear phishing emails target UDel employees

Adding to the already-large pile of spear phishing attacks we’ve seen this year is a little number from some clever criminals. The email includes a UD banner and claims to come from HR. It even appears to have spoofed a UDel.edu address to get the attack past...