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PHISH – Subject: | Work Opportunity for

See below image of email.  This is a phishing attempt by an outside source attempting to harvest information from TCNJ users.  Do not reply or click any links contained within this email.  If you receive any suspicious messages, please report them to  

Text Message Scam Alert

A number of people have reported receiving a suspicious sms message on their personal cell phone. The message is brief asking for a reply and impersonating another employee at TCNJ. If you receive a message like this do not reply, and report it to the Information Security Office. All suspicious messages should be reported to…

Phish – Subject: Re: Mandatory

Another phish reported. Links to a weebly site imitating a O365 login page.  From: DEBORAH CARR-SANCHEZ <> To: Microsoft Viva <> Subject: Re: Mandatory Date: 2022-04-11 12:05PM Mandatory notice. You are requested to verify your email to migrate to the latest upgraded service 2022 to avoid deactivation of your email in the next 24-hours. To…

Phish/Scam – Job Opening

There have been a few different reports of similar student job opening scams over the past few weeks. Please mark these messages as spam or phishing and do not reply to the attackers.  From: CAMPUS JOBS <> Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2022 07:23:32 +0100 Subject: Job Opening To: undisclosed-recipients:; The service of a student administrative…

Phish – reached the storage limit

New phish reported – Links to a website trying to steal credentials.  Dear user, You have reached the storage limit for your emails and you cannot receive new messages until you increase your storage limit. Click here to increase your office365 Thank you Administrative team

Phish – Available cellphone number?

A number of these similar phishing messages reported lately. Usually from gmail addresses.  From: XXXX <> Date: Sun, Feb 20, 2022 at 11:50 AM Subject: To: <XXXX> Available cellphone number?–

PHISH – Invoice_US_CMR_LRB_10295419121_2021-12-13.pdf

Recently an email was sent out that contains a malicious PDF.  If you receive this email do not click the link embedded in the PDF or download it.  Notify and delete the email.  Thank you.  

Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The theme, just like last year, is “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart” which emphasizes the important role we all must play in protecting ourselves and the College from cyber attacks. It is our shared responsibility to be good digital citizens. No individual is solely responsible for securing the Internet. Everyone must…