Critical Notices

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

Phishing Alert: Immediate Action Required

THE HEADLINE IS A SCAM! NO ACTION IS REQUIRED AT ALL!

The Division of Information Technology( DoIT) recently received reports of new phishing campaign. The email informs the recipients of a “Server System failure” and asks them to “Review messages.”...

Posted: April 25, 2022, 8:39 PM

Job Scam Phishing Alert: COLLEGE CENTRAL JOB

Phishing Scams Continue!

Recently, UMBC’s Division of Information Technology (DoIT) received a report of a new phishing campaign. The actors compromised Professor Kang's account and sent out a job phishing scam....

Posted: April 17, 2022, 9:04 PM

Five Tips to Protect your UMBC Account Over the past weeks,

Avoid Identity Theft - especially of your own Identity

Over the past weeks, we have seen an increase in compromised accounts. So, here at UMBC’s Division of Information Technology (DoIT), we thought it was imperative to share some tips on safeguarding...

Posted: April 17, 2022, 8:45 PM

Job Phishing Alert: Department of Biological Sciences

As Usual, The Job Sounds Really Good Except For Not Existing

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

Posted: March 3, 2022, 3:12 PM

Phishing Alert: “Available Position”

More remote work scams!

  Recently, the Division of Information Technology(DoIT) received multiple reports of a job scam phishing email. The scammers are offering a position as a Personal Assistant. Below is an example...

Posted: February 21, 2022, 12:06 PM