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OUCH! Newsletter – Social Engineering Attacks

November 20th, 2020

Folks, We are excited to announce November’s edition of OUCH! – “Social Engineering Attacks”. A common misconception about cyber attackers is that they use only highly advanced tools and techniques to hack into peoples’ computers or accounts. In reality, they have learned the easiest way to access our devices, accounts and data is to simply […]


PART TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY – Phishing Scam – Oct 26, 2020

October 27th, 2020

Below is the most recent phishing email and website we have seen. Similar to past emails, this scam attempts to trick users into entering personal account information (e.g. username/password). Users should not click any links in this email and should delete it right away. As a reminder, Loyola will never ask for your password or […]


WORK FROM HOME – New Job Post scam – October 21, 2020

October 23rd, 2020

Below is the most recent phishing email and website we have seen. Similar to past emails, this scam attempts to trick users into entering personal account information (e.g. username/password). Users should not click any links in this email and should delete it right away. As a reminder, Loyola will never ask for your password or […]


It’s an All-New OUCH! Newsletter, See What October is All About

October 14th, 2020

Folks, We are excited to announce October’s edition of OUCH! – “Fake News”. People can be paid to post fake news on behalf of someone else or automated programs, often called bots, can publish auto- generated fake news. The motivations as to why people create and distribute fake news are as numerous as there are […]


Fwd: I need a quick response – Spam/Phishing Email – September 23, 2020

October 14th, 2020

Below is the most recent phishing email and website we have seen. Similar to past emails, this scam attempts to trick users into entering personal account information (e.g. username/password). Users should not click any links in this email and should delete it right away. As a reminder, Loyola will never ask for your password or […]


Job Post Scam – 07/29/2020 – 08/03/2020

August 4th, 2020

Below is the most recent phishing email we have seen. Similar to past emails, this scam attempts to trick users into sending personal account information (e.g. username/password/SSN). Users should not click any links in this email, should not respond to the sender or any addresses in this email, and should delete it right away. As […]


Phishing Email – Loyola University Chicago Job Offer !!!

July 1st, 2020

Here is another in a string of emails that purports to offer a job as a personal assistant.  This is a scam and is designed to get you to provide your banking information so that they can “pay” you  and instead they empty your account, sometimes for thousands of dollars. Good Day,               I […]


Phishing Email – FW: Loyola University Chicago Email Update !!!

July 1st, 2020

Here is the latest phishing email.  This email attempts to get your UVID and Password.  The hackers then take over your account and use it to phish others.  Please do not click on links in email, especially when you the email comes unexpectedly.   Good Day,             This E-mail is to notify the student and […]


OUCH! Newsletter – Ransomware

July 1st, 2020

Our Friends at SANS provide awareness information that is helpful to both your work and home computing environment. We are excited to announce the July edition of OUCH! – “Ransomware”. Cyber criminals target your important documents and files and will only release them once payment has been made to them. Led by Guest Editor Lenny […]


Latest Phishing Email – 28/06/2020

June 29th, 2020

A new phishing email with the subject of 28/06/2020 has been showing up in email inboxes.  The body of the email contains the following text. Good day, I’m offering a personal assistant position that pays $500 weekly, several attempts to email you at your Edu Email keeps bouncing back due to the length of the […]