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Job Phishing Alert: Work Remotely and Earn Weekly

Another Fake Job Scam Pretending To Be From Prof. Hennigan

Recently, the Division of Information Technology(DoIT) received multiple reports of job phishing emails from a Gmail account. The phishers are pretending to offer a research assistant  job. Below...

Posted: September 20, 2022, 5:50 PM

Phishing Alert: Part-Time Student Administrative Assistant

PLEASE look for jobs at https://careers.umbc.edu/handshake/

Recently, the Division of Information Technology(DoIT) received multiple reports of job phishing emails from a Gmail account. The phishers are pretending to offer a Part-Time Student...

Posted: September 16, 2022, 4:56 PM

Job Scam Alert: Research Assistant Position

  Recently, the Division of Information Technology(DoIT) received a report of job phishing emails from a Gmail account (nikkijoy39@gmail.com) . The phishers are pretending to offer a job as a...

Posted: September 6, 2022, 3:50 PM

All Students Req’d to Enroll in Duo by End of AY 2022-23

MFA account security is optional now, but highly recommended

As part UMBC’s ongoing efforts to keep the campus safe online, the Division of Information Technology (DoIT) will require that all students be enrolled in the campus’ Duo multi-factor...

Posted: August 22, 2022, 10:34 AM

Potential Account Data Breach: QuestionPro

Hackers attempt extortion with unverified database

In May 2022, the survey website QuestionPro was the target of an extortion attempt relating to an alleged data breach. Over 100GB of data containing 22 million unique email addresses (some of...

Posted: August 17, 2022, 1:19 PM