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Latest Attempt to Scam Victims Out of Money

The latest Phish appears to come from an LUC alumni account.  The Subject is Position.  The body of the email contains no links but contains the following text: Work from home part-time personal assistant for $800 a week: Students who are interested in filling out this position are to provide a non edu email address […]

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Be on Alert for this Latest Phishing Scam

The Information Security Office was alerted to this phishing scam that is designed to trick the victim into providing banking information as a means of direct deposit in exchange for a fake job that does not exist.  Once the banking information is provided, the hacker withdraws a large sum of money from your account.  Generally […]

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Another Paid Position Phishing Scam

We are again seeing one of the more common ones that attempts to get you to email your banking information to the scammer in exchange for a non-existent job.  The way these work is that they “hire” you and ask for your routing and account number so that you can get “paid”.  The scammer then […]

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