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Subject: Sorry…

The following scam message has been reported. Your account was not hacked. The attacker is spoofing their from address to look like it came from your account to extort money from you.

Subject: Sorry: xxxxx@tcnj.edu was hacked..
To: <xxxxx@tcnj.edu>

Hello,

My name is XXXXX I am known on the darknet
I am an experienced software developer and I am the best hacker.

10 months ago, I hacked this email address. You can check it. I am sending this email from your email address now.
...

Scam – Subject: Hey

There have been numerous reports of the following suspicious message. It is probably from a compromised account. Please ignore and delete the message From: Louise <louise.jirzik@campus.mccd.edu> Date: Fri, Sep 27, 2019 at 1:01 AM Subject: Hey To: <xxxx@tcnj.edu> Hi, This is an important public service announcement concerning our future well being. I found this information… Continue Reading

Phish – Subject: Your Email will expire

Phishing message reported below. Do not click any of the links From: tcnj.edu <it@tcnj.edu> Date: Sat, Sep 28, 2019 at 10:40 AM Subject: Your Email will expire in 15 days Dear XXXX, Your Email will expire in 15 days. Please update your Email via the following below Link, enter your Password for auto Update. Click Update  to update your Email… Continue Reading

Phish – Subject: DD CHANGES NEEDED

A phishing message has been reported this afternoon. Please continue to report all suspicious messages to abuse@tcnj.edu.           From: Kathryn A. Foster <securemailinfo@lycos.com>         Date: Tue, Jan 15, 2019 at 1:21 PM         Subject: DD CHANGES NEEDED         To: <xxxx@tcnj.edu>        … Continue Reading

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 abuse@tcnj.edu and then… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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