Archive for the ‘Phishing’ Category


July 14, 2014 Phishing Report

July 14, 2014 Phishing Report

July 14th, 2014

  A new phishing attack attempts to acquire a users Apple ID information through a fake verification link. The email looks fairly genuine, and the verification link directs you to a near identical version of Apple’s sign-in page. Apple IDs are tied to iTunes, iCloud, email, and more Apple services making them a valuable target. […]


Watch Out for New PayPal Phishing Attempt

Watch Out for New PayPal Phishing Attempt

June 26th, 2014

  It is possible that the information used in these phishing emails may come from the eBay breach that occurred earlier this year.  This phishing attempt contained both a PayPal address and a company name that are on file for a specific account. “Phishing mails always start with a generic ‘Dear customer’ or ‘Dear Client,’ […]


Missing Malaysian Airliner Scam

April 2nd, 2014

If you receive a email or see a Facebook post that claims to have photos or a video of the missing airliner, do not click it. Malware can be spread through these links and questionnaires that are asking for your personal information are being shared on Facebook. There is not a reputable entity that would […]


January 22, 2014 Phishing Report

January 22, 2014 Phishing Report

January 22nd, 2014

(click to enlarge image) The first link in this phishing attempt directs you to third party website where it captures a user’s credit card information and downloads malware in the background.   (click to enlarge image) This second phishing attempt directs you to a web portal which asks for your student account information. The number […]


January 7, 2014 Phishing Report

January 7, 2014 Phishing Report

January 7th, 2014

This is the latest phishing email reported to the Information Security Office. Clicking the link directs you to enter your credentials into a form. Don’t forget, Loyola will never send you an email containing a link to provide your username and password. As always, if you receive a suspicious email, forward it to datasecurity@luc.edu.


December 11, 2013 Phishing Report

December 11, 2013 Phishing Report

December 11th, 2013

This is the latest phishing email reported to the Information Security Office. Clicking the link directs you to enter your credentials into a form. Don’t forget, Loyola will never send you an email containing a link to provide your username and password. As always, if you receive a suspicious email, forward it to datasecurity@luc.edu.


December 10, 2013 Phishing Report

December 10, 2013 Phishing Report

December 10th, 2013

This is the latest phishing email reported to the Information Security Office. Clicking the link directs you to enter your credentials into a form. Don’t forget, Loyola will never send you an email containing a link to provide your username and password. As always, if you receive a suspicious email, forward it to datasecurity@luc.edu.


December 8, 2013 Phishing Report

December 8, 2013 Phishing Report

December 8th, 2013

This is the latest phishing email reported to the Information Security Office. Clicking the link directs you to enter your credentials into a form. Don’t forget, Loyola will never send you an email containing a link to provide your username and password. As always, if you receive a suspicious email, forward it to datasecurity@luc.edu.


December 3, 2013 Phishing Report

December 3, 2013 Phishing Report

December 3rd, 2013

This is the latest phishing email reported to the Information Security Office: Clicking the link directs you to enter your credentials into a form. Don’t forget, Loyola will never send you an email containing a link to provide your username and password. As always, if you receive a suspicious email, forward it to datasecurity@luc.edu.


September 22, 2013 Phishing Report

September 22, 2013 Phishing Report

September 22nd, 2013

This is the latest phishing email reported to the Loyola Information Security Office: Clicking the link directs you to enter your credentials into a form. Don’t forget, Loyola will never send you an email containing a link to provide your username and password.