Yahoo Phishing Scam Identified

One of our staff caught this Yahoo phish early Monday morning. Phishing attempts that resemble the one below share certain characteristics that make the phish easily identifiable. A clear sign that an email allegedly from a trusted organization is not legitimate is...

Phishing for Faculty

You’re a faculty member and it’s just a normal Monday morning. Your email inbox is filled with student emails asking about what homework they can make up, if their grades can be changed, or if class is going to be cancelled. In all of the clutter of such...

Did you spot April’s #SecureUD #Phishing test?

If you’re reading this, you may have spotted April’s test phishing email! This email was sent as part of the Secure UD “Take a BITE out of phish!” campaign, a University initiative to raise our community’s awareness about phishing attacks, their consequences, and how...

Facebook & Your Privacy

You’ve probably already heard it on the news, but Facebook is in hot water concerning their privacy policy. Back in 2014, Facebook discovered the “data mining through a personality quiz” app called “thisisyourdigitallife.” As a result,...

Did you spot March’s #SecureUD #Phishing test?

If you’re reading this, you may have spotted March’s test phishing email! This email was sent as part of the Secure UD “Take a BITE out of phish!” campaign, a University initiative to raise our community’s awareness about phishing attacks, their consequences, and how...

Card Skimming: What You Need to Know

You might have already seen the headline plastered across local news sites, but Delaware State Police have issued a warning concerning credit card skimmers. After the recent discovery of skimmers on gas pumps and ATMs in Newark, New Castle, Harrington, and Seaford,...

Phishing using UD branding targets UD inboxes

Some bright-eyed colleagues of ours spotted this phish in their inboxes before 7:00 a.m. this morning: Even though this phish uses a pretty good facsimile of UD branding, the grammar and language issues and the sender from another university should let you identify it...

Apple warns about Phishing threats targeting its customers

Some would say that nothing is important until Apple starts talking about it. So when Apple posted a support article on Feb. 23 about an iTunes and App Store phishing threat, people paid attention. So what’s this all about? Aren’t Apple products impervious to viruses?...

Did you spot February’s #SecureUD #Phishing test?

If you’re reading this, you may have spotted February’s test phishing email! This email was sent as part of the Secure UD “Take a BITE out of phish!” campaign, a University initiative to raise our community’s awareness about phishing attacks, their consequences, and...