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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 […]


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 […]


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 Edition of OUCH! – Encryption

June 2nd, 2016

We are excited to announce the June issue of OUCH! This month, led by Guest Editor Francesca Bosco, a privacy lawyer at the United Nations, we focus on encryption. Far too often we tell people to encrypt their information and their devices, but many people do not understand what encryption is, how it works or […]


Password Change Scam Email

Password Change Scam Email

February 29th, 2016

Several Loyola staff and faculty have received an email that appears to be from a Loyola email address requesting that they change their password. The link in the email will open to a page that looks to be an official Password Change page from the university.  Although this page is not in the normal Loyola […]