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Stay Safe from Tax Scams

Each year, hackers and criminals take advantage of innocent taxpayers who are patiently waiting on their tax return. The IRS has reported a significant increase in phishing attempts to steal money/tax data last year, so it is important to be on the look out this year.  Here are some tips you can follow this tax…

Phish – Subject: DD CHANGES NEEDED

A phishing message has been reported this afternoon. Please continue to report all suspicious messages to           From: Kathryn A. Foster <>         Date: Tue, Jan 15, 2019 at 1:21 PM         Subject: DD CHANGES NEEDED         To: <>        …

Phish – Are you available?

This morning, there have been many reported phishing messages with no subject and “Are you available” in the body of the email. The senders of these emails are scammers, posing as TCNJ employees and asking co-workers to buy them giftcards. If you receive a message similar to this, please report it to and then…

Netflix Phishing Scam

There has recently been a Netflix phishing scam which attempts to steal user’s personal information. The email claims that the user’s account is on hold because Netflix is “having some trouble with your current billing information.” Please be cautious before you click on links or download attachments in emails and continue to report suspicious emails…

Active Phishing Campaign Targeting NJ State Employees and Users

A warning has been issued about a phishing campaign specifically targeting NJ State Employees and Users, which attempts to download a banking Trojan onto targeted systems via a Microsoft Word document. As reported, “Recent email subject lines associated with this phishing campaign begin with words such as ‘Payment,’ ‘Inv,’ ‘Acknowledge,’ and ‘Account,’ followed by a…

Phish – Subject: Are you available?

A phishing message has been reported this morning. If you receive this message or a similar one, please delete it immediately.    From: <> Subject: Are you available? Date: Dec 20, 2018 at 11:38 AM To: XXXX     Hello —

Phish – Subject: Update

A phishing message was reported yesterday. If you receive a message similar to the one below, please delete it.   Hi,             I have changed my bank account and i would like to update the bank account that my paycheck goes to, can the change be effective for the next pay…

Phish – Subject: Re-Validate

A phishing message was reported this afternoon. If you received a message similar to the one below please delete it.           From: Zimbra <>         Date: Sun, Dec 9, 2018 at 5:15 PM         Subject: Re-Validate         To: XXXX           Dear…

Phish – Subject: Follow up

  Another phishing message just like the last one, but from a different address.    From: Kathryn A. Foster <> Subject: Follow up  Date: October 11, 2018 at 2:08:28 PM EDT To: XXXX Reply-To: Kathryn A. Foster <> Are you available  — Best Regards,