Alert: Unemployment benefits claim fraud

Posted on: January 8, 2021 | By: infosec | Filed under: Security Alerts

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, unemployment benefit claims have risen greatly. Fraudsters are taking advantage by using stolen identities to submit false unemployment claims. Here is what you need to know:

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Alert: Beware of SharePoint Phishing Scams

Posted on: January 6, 2021 | By: infosec | Filed under: Security Alerts

Online scammers are now using cloud services like Office 365 to steal user credentials. File sharing among colleagues and others within these services has become a common practice, and cybercriminals know this.

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Alert: Beware of Fake Job Applications Sent by Email

Posted on: September 2, 2020 | By: infosec | Filed under: Security Alerts

Students are being targeted by phishing emails that include fake job applications and appear to be from legitimate businesses. These messages ask students for personal information.

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Alert: The Chronicle of Higher Education Data Breach

Posted on: August 4, 2020 | By: infosec | Filed under: Security Alerts

Elon University was notified of a data breach at The Chronicle of Higher Education, where many members of our community may have accounts.

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Phishing: IMPORTANT: REVIEW & REVERT

Posted on: April 24, 2020 | By: infosec | Filed under: Security Alerts

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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