Month: April 2019

What was Jane talking about this morning? Scam 4/17/2019

The following is a scam in which the scammer is hoping to trick the victim into clicking a link. If you see this email please delete it. ———————————————————————————– From: Mary.D@advanced-tactic.info Date: Fri, Apr 12, 2019 at 2:40 PM Subject: What was Jane talking about this morning? To: victim@vcu.edu I know you wasn’t at the meeting, […]

check for me please, Scam (4/5/2019)

The following is a scam email where the scammer has posed as a technology support officer and ask that the victim click a link and enter their credentials into the site to claim their account. Please be aware that any system changes like this would be heavily communicated from the Technology services team. If you […]

PSA: Phishing Sites and DUO requests

Virginia Tech has been hit with a complex phishing scam. The scammer’s are spoofing the site and then using the stolen credentials to trigger DUO requests. The scammer’s are also using spoofed DUO emails to collect the “2nd factor”. Never accept DUO requests that you are not expecting. Also please note DUO requests will NEVER […]

Email Notifcation, 4/3/2019 Scam

The following is a scam in which the scammer is posing as an email service account. The message is a spoof of the “your email account has signed in from another/unknown location, please click to verify” message that some email providers send to keep your account safe. You can tell this is a scam because […]

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