Archive for the ‘Phishing’ Category


Latest Phishing Email 6/7/17

Latest Phishing Email 6/7/17

June 7th, 2017

We continue to receive multiple phishing emails that are attempting to harvest credentials.  Please delete this email.  If you have responded and entered your credentials, please go to password self service and reset your password or call the LUC helpdesk.  The latest email appears as below; Sent: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 04:15 Subject: Upgrade Your […]


6/5/17 Phishing Scam

June 5th, 2017

This is the latest phishing scam. This is yet another in a series of emails from scammers trying to get your UVID and password. From: Date: Jun 2, 2017 3:20 PM Subject: ITS Alert: E-mail account verification To: Cc: ——————————– Request Confirmation: 65189W5G64H2 ——————————– Date: 06/02/2017 ——————————– Your account has been queued for deletion following […]


Latest Phish

May 26th, 2017

There is a new phish circulating this morning that uses bit.ly to direct you to a web site that will ask for your credentials.  A sample is below.  Remember no one at Loyola will ever send you an email that threatens to disable your account while asking you to “log in to verify” your credentials. […]


Latest Phishing Email

May 23rd, 2017

We continue to receive phishing emails from sites created on Weebly.  Although we have temporarily blocked access to Weebly from on campus, students, faculty and staff that access their email from off campus are still vulnerable if they click the link and provide their credentials.  Loyola University Chicago does not send email account warnings that […]


Multiple Phishing Email

Multiple Phishing Email

May 4th, 2017

Over the last several days, the university has experienced a number of phishing email attempts that are designed to steal your uvid and password. The general format for these messages is similar to: Dear Luc® Email users! Our web administrator has been notify of some Unwarranted /Unauthorized activities in our Webmail database For these reason […]


“ITS Service Center”/Email Scams

April 13th, 2017

Beware of 2 new email scams that are targeting Loyola. The emails will begin with text similar to that found below, and will advise you to change your password to keep your account from being locked out. Please delete such emails without clicking any links and entering personal information. Unsuspecting users who visit the link will […]


Windows Tech Support Scam

November 23rd, 2016

Beware of a new email scam that is targeting Loyola. The email will begin with text similar to that found below, and will advise you to call a number supposedly associated with Microsoft technical support. Please delete such emails without calling the number or clicking any links. Unsuspecting users who call in will likely be […]


Fraud Advisory – Discount Tuition Scam

September 19th, 2016

Well organized fraudsters are running a scam using social media and word-of-mouth primarily targeting international students at U.S. colleges and universities. The fraudsters offer discounts on school tuition if the victim makes a tuition payment via the fraudsters. Victims are subsequently asked to provide their credentials to the school’s online tuition payment portal in order […]


Spam Email: “ITS Help Center”

June 16th, 2016

Several Loyola staff and faculty have received an email that appears to be from a Loyola ITS department requesting that they verify the “security of their account.” Clicking their “Loyola Security” link will bring you to a non-Loyola webpage. From what we understand the page’s intent is to only harvest information, namely the UVID and password. […]


June 13th, 2016 Phishing Report

June 13th, 2016

Beware of a new email phishing scam that is targeting Loyola. The email will be similar to the text below, and contains a link to a non-Loyola site that will collect your user credentials.  The linked site is now blocked for users on the University network.   Your LUC mailbox has exceeded it storage limit […]