Posted on: October 1, 2019 | By: infosec | Filed under: Phishing at Elon






This email was sent to several students appearing to come from the Office of the Registrar, with a password-protected PDF attachment posing as a transcript. However, after clicking the PDF, entering the password and clicking the link that follows, malware (malicious software) may be installed.

Note: Official emails from the Office of the Registrar will always come from If you see a different email address, even if looks like an address, it is a phishing email; do not click on any links or attachments. Report the email if it has not already been reported, then delete it. Also, the Office of the Registrar does not attach PDFs in emails. They use a secure site to share sensitive PDFs such as transcripts.

Message: The Visual Experiential Transcript was created as part of a NASPA and AACRAO partnership funded by the Lumina Foundation to develop new models for comprehensive student records and first launched spring 2016 to graduating students in the Class of 2016.

A copy of your Visual Experiential Transcript (Visual EXP) is now available online. Look through and keep up to date with your performance, results and courses to be completed.

Do revert if there are any corrections or changes to be effected

NOTE: Password to View attached PDF is ELON


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