FRAUD: Friday, Aug 5, 2022 (payroll scam)

President Weinman would like a change to his direct deposit. That's not really him, though, it's a criminal trying to divert the President's paycheck into a different bank account. Click Read More to find out about this very common scam.

FRAUD: (Impersonation)

You get an email from your supervisor, dean, or Vice President, asking for your cellphone number so can they send an urgent text! But beware - the sender isn't who you think it is. Read on to find out how this scam works and how to avoid falling for it.

Phishing: 1 New Document Received

You have a document from DocuSign! Just download the attachment and approve it. But wait - that's not how DocuSign works! Click "read more" to learn why this is a malicious phishing email.

FRAUD: VISA Card temporarily locked (SMISHING)

Your Visa card has been locked! Just call this number to unlock it. But no - this isn't really the credit card company. Even though credit card alert text messages are common, this one is just a smishing scam! Click Read More to find out why.


Someone has access to your account and also infected your computer with a virus! If you don't pay up in Bitcoin, some really unsavory information will be made public. But does someone really have compromising information about you? No! Click Read More for more information about this very common scam.

Phishing: Your Storage is Close to Exceeding the Limit

Your mailbox is almost full! You just have to clear your cache to free up space. Really?! What exactly does that mean? Click "read more" to find out why this is a phishing message.


MARISTA COLLEGE is transitioning its O365 email to Outlook Web Access. But wait - what is "MARISTA"? Click "read more" to see the email message, phishing form, and information on how to spot malicious emails.

Phishing: Benefits Program for Employees

There is a new employee benefits program that gives you $5000! It's part of COVID relief. Or is it really? This is a phishing message that uses COVID-19 to try and lure you in. Don't fall for it! Click Read More to see the full message and the malicious website.

Phishing: account status settings

Marist IT has updated their Privacy Policy. However, we assure you this is not the case. This is a phishing message that includes Marist College branding and a link that looks like it goes to the Help Desk. Click Read More to see the full message and a screenshot of the phishing website.

Fraud: Order Confirmation

Thank you for your order! Your new Windows Defender is renewed through October, 2023. There is one problem, though - this isn't a real purchase notification. It's a scheme to steal your credit card number. Click Read More to find out how to spot these fraudulent notifications.