Phishing: ADMIN ASSISTANT NEEDED

Posted on: October 3, 2019 | By: infosec | Filed under: Phishing at Elon

This email targets students and claims to be about new employment offered through the university’s recruiting department. It contains an attached .txt file that requests personal information. Be cautious with attachments in emails, especially if you were not expecting the email or if it comes from someone you don’t know.

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Phishing: IMPORTANT: REVIEW & REVERT

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

A malicious email was sent to several students appearing to come from the Office of the Registrar. The email included a password-protected PDF attachment posing as a transcript. However, a link in the attachment may install malware.

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Phishing: CAMPUS PART TIME JOB FOR STUDENT’S

Posted on: July 31, 2019 | By: infosec | Filed under: Phishing at Elon

This email targeted students by requesting personal information in an attached .txt file. A version of this email has been seen before with a different subject line. Be cautious with attachments in emails especially if you were not expecting the email or it comes from someone you don’t know.

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Phishing: Microsoft OneNote Audio Phishing Email

Posted on: July 19, 2019 | By: infosec | Filed under: Phishing at Elon

Internet criminals are sending phishing attacks where they try to trick you into listening to a fake “Audio Note.” They show you screen shots and attempt to scam you into clicking on links or even log into a fake Microsoft login page.

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Phishing: IMPORTANT – View your Transcript & Student Record! 

Posted on: May 21, 2019 | By: infosec | Filed under: Phishing at Elon

The from line of this email notes Office of Student Records and appears to be legitimate as it includes Elon’s logo. 

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