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TIAA MOVEit Transfer Breach Notification

TCNJ has been notified by Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA) that a 3rd party vendor they use, Pension Benefit Information, LLC (PBI), had a data breach of their MOVEit transfer service. PBI has mailed notification letters to the affected individuals. If you have received a notification letter, we suggest you take advantage of the… Continue Reading

Phish – Subject: TCNJ

New phish with a link to a weebly site that tries to look like a TCNJ login page. Please delete.  From: Support TCNJ <pr_2@prometey.org.ua> Date: Wed, Apr 19, 2023 at 5:16 PM Subject: TCNJ To: Due to a recent Phishing email that has been going around the TCNJ most Student/Staff Service accounts have been compromised.… Continue Reading

[PHISH] Cell Number Phish from icloud.com emails

We have received reports where a number of icloud.com email addresses are sending in emails impersonating TCNJ employees and requesting user cell phone numbers.  The email from address contains the employees name but the email address contains a misspelled or imitated office title and ends in @icloud.com.  The attackers are also including an official looking… Continue Reading

[PHISH] Invoice XXXXXXXXX from PPal Sales

We have received notification of a possible PayPal invoice phishing scam being sent to users. The email address appears to be quickbooks@notification.intuit.com but investigation indicates replies will be sent elsewhere.  Screenshots are below.  Do not interact with the sender by replying or clicking any links within the email.  If you receive any invoices you were… Continue Reading

IT SECURITY ALERTs Phish

Below is an image of an email sent by a Tony Burr.  Even though this came from a Google Drive sharing address, this is instead a phishing email impersonating a TCNJ employee.  These often contain a mismatched sender to the person stated as the file sharer.  You can also see the sender address is not… Continue Reading

Payroll Self-Service Phish

The following message is a phish. Please ignore and delete it. The links is to a malicious wordpress site  From: Technology Department <tsmith@humbleisd.net> Date: Mon, Jan 23, 2023 at 7:59 AM Subject: Employee Payroll Self-Service Update To: XXXX Employee Payroll Self-Service Update Dear Employee, Our Payroll Department is in the process of updating and upgrading… Continue Reading

Assistant Job Scam

There have been a number of reports of an outside party impersonating a TCNJ professor offering a a job to students. This is a scam. A TCNJ professor will never reach out to any students on their personal email accounts and ask the student to be their assistant.  Any unsolicited messages should be scrutinized, especially… Continue Reading

Phish – Subject: Available?

Phish reported that attempts to look like it is from a few different TCNJ people. Please ignore and delete the message I’m so tied up in an impromptu meeting right now, I would have preferred to call you but phone is not allowed during the meeting and I need you to run an urgent task… Continue Reading

It’s Cybersecurity Month 2022!

It’s October, and that means it’s Cybersecurity Month!  This year’s theme for Cybersecurity Month is “See Yourself in Cyber.”  Seeing yourself in cybersecurity means to look at the things you do every day, both at work, at home and elsewhere, and see where you can do things to better protect yourself and others.  Things such… Continue Reading

Phish – JOB OPENING @TCNJ

Scam from a compromised account. Please ignore and delete the message Subject: JOB OPENING @TCNJ To: Our affiliate needs an administrative assistant. It is a part time job and quite flexible, the person is needed to perform various tasks like research, logistics, making or receiving payment, keeping records and processing paperwork when necessary. Please find… Continue Reading

Text Message Scam – 201-908-6007

A number of people have reported SMS messages from (201) 908-6007 attempting to impersonate President Foster. The message is Hello John Smith. Let me know if you get this text. Kathryn A. Foster. President The College of New Jersey This message is a scam. If you receive this message do not reply. If you did… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

Phish – Subject: Re: Mandatory

Another phish reported. Links to a weebly site imitating a O365 login page.  From: DEBORAH CARR-SANCHEZ <DEBORAH.CARR@donnaisd.net> To: Microsoft Viva <viva-noreply@microsoft.com> 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… Continue Reading

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 <joseburgos8290@gmail.com> Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2022 07:23:32 +0100 Subject: Job Opening To: undisclosed-recipients:; The service of a student administrative… Continue Reading

Phish – reached the storage limit

New phish reported – Links to a wixsite.com 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 Continue Reading

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