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Account data breach: Avvo

Heads-up For Avvo Account Holders

In approximately December 2019, an alleged data breach of the lawyer directory service Avvo was published to an online hacking forum and used in an extortion scam (it's possible the exposure dates...

Posted: May 18, 2022, 12:44 PM

Phishing Alert: 2022 Employee Benefits Program

Phishing Targeted At CNMS

Today, UMBC’s Division of Information Technology, DoIT, received a notification of a phishing campaign targeting the College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences (CNMS). The actors claim to...

Posted: May 17, 2022, 2:44 PM

Job Phishing Alert: DepartmentWwide Phishing Campaign

Job Phishing Alert: Multiple Departments

Recently, the Division of Information Technology(DoIT) received multiple reports of job phishing emails. The scammers sending these emails are impersonating professors of the different departments...

Posted: May 9, 2022, 11:02 AM

Job Phishing Alert: Department of PsychologyNew Post

If It's Too Good To Be True, It's A Lie

Recently, the Division of Information Technology(DoIT) received multiple reports of job phishing emails. The scammers sending these emails are impersonating Professor Brodsky of the Department of...

Posted: May 9, 2022, 10:55 AM

Job Phishing Alert: Department of Psychology

Another job that doesn't exist

Recently, the Division of Information Technology(DoIT) received multiple reports of job phishing emails. The scammers sending these emails are impersonating Professor Brodsky of the Department of...

Posted: May 3, 2022, 4:25 PM