Whale Phishing Affects UD Administration

On Nov. 9, several members of the administration reported to receiving emails from President Assanis and Finance VP Greg Oler asking them to process a wire transfer. Recipients of this email were suspicious of this request and notified IT. The emails were fake and...

Keeping UD Passwords Secure

If you use your UD password for other accounts, you are at risk. The more places your password is used, the more likely it could be stolen. Pay attention to password breaches in the news that could affect you. Recently, Verizon and Yahoo fell victim to hackers...

SMiShing attack targets UD procurement card holders

Some holders of UD Pro Cards are reporting getting fake SMS text alerts on their cell phones. The alerts are allegedly from Bank of America, the provider of UD procurement cards. Note that the link is NOT to a legitimate Bank of America site. The scammer hopes you...

“Help Desk” email is phishing scam directed at UD

This morning, several people have reported this less-than-convincing phish: Because of the UD Shield image, some people will ignore the puzzling grammar and click the link in this message. If bigwigs like Colin Powell and John Podesta can fall for a phishing scam and...

Phishing scam claims to be part of UD “Security Update”

This morning, multiple people are reporting getting this phishing scam aimed at the University of Delaware community: If you see this message, just delete it. If you spend just a few seconds examining this message, you should be able to tell it’s a scam: Why...

Fake Library email is a dangerous UDel phishing scam

Multiple people have reported seeing a dangerously well-crafted phishing message that tries to lure University of Delaware faculty, staff, and students to log in to a fake UD page and “reactivate” their UD Library account. This email is a scam. Do not...

Even this lame phishing scam will hook someone!

We had several reports of this phishing scam arriving in UD inboxes overnight: In spite of the nearly incomprehensible message, there will be some people clicking that UDEL link and landing on a malicious website designed to steal the victim’s username and...