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  • 2023 January UISO Newsletter

    2023 January UISO Newsletter

    January 13th, 2023

    by Aleksandra Stosovic

    Please see the link below for the 2023 January UISO Newsletter. 2023 January UISO Newsletter Preview of the Newsletter:


    Phishing Scam – 01/03/2023 – Retirement and Pension Meetings for Loyola University Employees

    January 4th, 2023

    by Jim Pardonek

    Be Alert:  Recent Phishing Email Campaigns to Faculty and Staff Human Resources has gotten reports from several individuals regarding emails with the subject line,” Retirement and Pension Meetings for Loyola University Chicago Employees.” The sender of these emails is often Alexa Brown. The purpose of the email is to scam individuals into scheduling retirement consultation […]


    Email Login Portal Phishing Attack

    November 29th, 2022

    by Jim Pardonek

    It seems as though this is one of the phishing emails that tend to come around every few months or so.  If you’ve received this email, please delete it.  The email contains no malware but if you respond and provide your information, your account will be compromised.  Here is the body of the email. —————- […]


    Another “Job Scam” Phishing Email

    October 29th, 2022

    by Jim Pardonek

    There is a new phishing email that promises $500.00 a week to work part time for UNICEF. Several university email accounts were compromised in a prior attack and the scammers are using these accounts to conduct this attack.  Notice that they request that you use your personal email address.  Once the victim responds, the scammer […]


    Increased Phishing Attacks

    October 22nd, 2022

    by Jim Pardonek

    The University Information Security Office (UISO) has identified a recent substantial increase in phishing attempts for students. Starting on October 19, students began receiving two phishing emails disguised as a means to make easy money with the intent of stealing personal information including name, address, cell phone number and passwords. The first email contains the […]


    Phishing Scam – “COINBASE JOB OPENING”

    October 10th, 2022

    by Christopher Campbell

    The text below is from the most recent phishing email we have seen (subject: “COINBASE JOB OPENING”). Messages of this type attempt to trick users into communicating with an unusual email address using a personal account, at which point a variety of scams may be attempted. This email (and anything similar) should be deleted right […]


    Phishing Scam – Fraudulent Check Deposit

    September 8th, 2022

    by Christopher Campbell

    The text below is from the most recent phishing email we have seen. Scams of this type attempt to trick users into depositing a fraudulent check, and often request some of that money before the fraud is detected by the user’s financial institution. This email (and anything similar) should be deleted right away. If you […]


    2022 September UISO Newsletter

    2022 September UISO Newsletter

    September 1st, 2022

    by Aleksandra Stosovic

    Please see the link below for the 2022 September UISO Newsletter. 2022 September UISO Newsletter Preview of the Newsletter:


    Latest Phish Scamming Students for Money

    August 24th, 2022

    by Jim Pardonek

    Seems that at the start of every semester, some scammer tries to use the lure of easy money to get a student to supply their banking information, supposedly for pay, only to find their bank account looted for sometimes several thousand dollars.  Students usually start the semester with a considerable amount of cash in their […]


    Urgent Warning Phish

    August 22nd, 2022

    by Jim Pardonek

    The latest phishing email looks to be coming from an LUC email address that appears to be compromised.  Notice the misspelling of the work administrator and the poor grammar in the second sentence.  These phishing emails tend to occur more frequently at the beginning of a semester and are more likely to target new students […]