Month: December 2018

Re: Request.., Scam (12/11/2018)

The following is a scam in which the scammer is hoping to trick the victim into communication to gain access for an attack. You can tell this is a scam because the scammer’s email address and body of the message. —————————————————————————————— From: Michael Rao <execdirector02@aol.com> Date: December 11, 2018 at 4:48:37 PM EST To: xx@vcu.edu […]

Open Document Phishing scam (12-14-2018)

This scam attempts to get the recipient to click the link and download a malicious file. If you receive this email, please delete it. From: Denise Cannaday <dcannaday@smt-inc.net> Date: Fri, Dec 14, 2018 at 12:18 PM Subject: SMT, Inc. #731 To:  victim@vcu.edu   Denise Cannaday has sent you a doc for you to review, follow link below OR […]

[Empty Subject], Scam (12/6/2018)

The following is a scam in which the scammer is posing a member of the French Police Force. The scammer is asking for a uniform patch which will likely be used to create replicas which might be used for nefarious purposes. This is a scam because the person reaches out without explaining how they got […]

Floral Request, Scam (12-5-18)

The following is a scam email in which the scammer is claiming to have a package for the victim. In this case, the package is a flower delivery. You can tell this is a scam based off the email, it is not from a flower company and uses the name IT Admin. The email is […]

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