New phishing scam hits UD

Email messages with the subject line “New Message,” purportedly from the University, are hitting campus email addresses today, Aug. 2. These email messages are phishing attempts and should be deleted.

The message looks similar to the following:

From: University of Delaware [mailto:account@UDel.Edu]
Sent: Friday, August 02, 2013 1:11 PM
Subject: New Message

Dear Member,

You Have 1 New Message

Click here to read 


©2013 University of Delaware

In the wake of UD’s recent data security breach, cyber criminals have taken notice and began sending targeted phishing email messages to UD email addresses.