Use 2FA, MFA AND common sense to protect your UDel accounts

The implementation of two-factor authentication (2FA) and Microsoft Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) at the University of Delaware has made UD accounts much more secure. Hackers cannot break in to a 2FA- or MFA-protected account with just a username and a password....

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...

Phony Google Docs invites are phishing!

We’re currently seeing reports of phishy emails that imitate Google Docs invitations. The “Open in Docs” button is actually a link that redirects to a malicious URL–not something you want to click! Here’s one of the fake invites: Note the...

“Admin Authentication” email is a Phishing scam!

This phish is pretty easy to spot, but multiple copies have swum into UD inboxes this morning: It comes from a spoofed email address (webmaster@udel.edu) and asks you to click a link that is clearly not a UD link for something about your “Secure Account.”...

Phishing scam claims your UD Mailbox Quota Exceeded!

Even though this spear phishing scam directed at UD is not the strongest one we’ve seen lately, we know that at least one of you will click the link and surrender your UD credentials to the miscreants who sent this email. How can you tell this email message is a...