Intruder phishing scam

Several people notice this phish swimming into their UD inboxes this weekend: From: "UD Team" <xxxxxxx@udel.edu> Date: Jun 11, 2016 4:50 AM Subject: intruder To: Cc: There have been a security breach in your webmail account Kindly click on the link below to...

Scammers claiming to be from UD IT Department

Several people reported seeing this scam in their UD email last week: This message is not an official email from UD IT. UD only uses the Sakai and Canvas learning management systems, not Blackboard. Many other universities use Blackboard, so the scammer took a guess...

Bank of America scam reported at UD

There is a new scam using a fake Bank of America URL, and it has been reported at the University. Everything about this message, from the typos to the inconsistencies, warns you that it’s fake. The URL starts out with wwv, not www. Then, bank is abbreviated to...

IRS warns about student tax scam

The IRS is warning students not to fall for a new vishing scam. Bogus IRS impersonators have been calling students and telling them they owe a nonexistent “Federal Student Tax.” The scammers reportedly demand that the student wires them money right away,...

Watch out for scammers posing as Dell support staff

Many Dell users reported receiving multiple bogus support calls by fake support technicians. The scammers knew the serial number and service ID of the user’s computer. They would call and tell the Dell user that his or her computer had been infected with a...

Early phishing catches more humans?

Several people reported seeing this phishing scam in their inboxes this morning–before they even made it into work: The grammar errors (notably “3 suspending [sic] emails” and “this [sic] 3 emails”), the “PLEASE CLICK HERE”...

Malware download disguised as amazon.com shipping notice

This afternoon, one of our colleagues received this faux shipping notice that allegedly came from Amazon.com. Many of us shop with online retailers, so this attempt to trick you into clicking a download of the “shipping information” might work. But wait!...

Security Service Alert phishing email in UD inboxes

All it takes is one or two people to click the link in this fraudulent “Security Service Alert” to put UD information at risk. The criminal took some time researching UD before sending this spear phishing attempt. Note that he has harvested the correct...