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[PHISH] URGENT: Possible Exposure Incident

The following phish was reported. Please delete the message. The link is a cloned TCNJ login page that would even ask for Duo codes. If you did fall for this phish you must change your TCNJ password immediately. 

Dear Members of the The College of New Jersey Community,

I trust this message finds you in good health. I am reaching out to provide important information regarding the safety of our university community.

Recently, we became aware of a health situation involving one of our staff members who has tested positive for a contagious virus. Immediate actions are being taken to ensure the well-being of everyone at our institution, and specific measures are being implemented for those who had close interactions with colleagues.

To determine if you have had close contact with the affected staff member, please visit our dedicated webpage by clicking on the following link: [Access Close Contact Notification]. Reporting any such contact is crucial for our collective efforts to maintain a safe environment.

For any inquiries or concerns related to potential exposure or testing, please don't hesitate to contact our medical team at

Rest assured, we are fully committed to your well-being and to upholding a secure working and learning environment at The College of New Jersey.

Your cooperation is essential in containing the virus and safeguarding our community. We kindly request that you refrain from forwarding this email, and if received in error, please delete it promptly.

We sincerely appreciate your dedication to the The College of New Jersey family.

Warm regards,

Rebecca Hart The College of New Jersey Health Care

[PHISH] Email Confirmation

We’ve been alerted to a phishing campaign using a QR code attempting to get TCNJ users to provide their email credentials.  The email utilizes a QR code in an attempt to circumvent phishing detections.  Do not scan the QR code or enter any informaiton in the subsequent landing page.  Thank you. (QR code obfuscated and… Continue Reading


The following student job scam message was sent to a large number of people. Please ignore and delete the message.  From: Sent: Sunday, November 5, 2023 5:19 PM Subject: STUDENT RESEARCH ASSISTANT POSITION FROM THE OFFICE OF JOB PLACEMENT AND STUDENT SERVICES – THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY In reference to the above subject… Continue Reading

[PHISH] 2023 Employees Benefit Program

Today we detected a phishing email that attempts to harvest TCNJ user credentials.  The email claims to offer a $700 benefit to employees.  The email address comes from outside the TCNJ environment and is generic in its email body.  If you visited this site and entered any credentials, change your TCNJ password immediately. The landing… Continue Reading

[PHISH] Student Employment Hiring Contract

We’ve discovered a phishing campaign directed at a number of TCNJ users in which the attacker is impersonating Lea DiFonzo.  The email offers a remote assistant research position.  Do not reply or interact with this attacker as they will likely attempt to gather your personal information or attempt to get you to purchase gift cards… Continue Reading