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Phishing: Account Restricted (LinkedIn)

May 13, 2021
LinkedIn says you must confirm your email address! But this isn't really LinkedIn - remember to always scrutinize email messages and the links within them to make sure they are valid.
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Virus: you have some pending documents waiting for download

May 07, 2021
This email looks like it comes from WeTransfer, a valid service for sharing large files. This is a malicious email with a fake link - the files are infected with viruses that can take control of your machine.
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Fraud: Purchase (impersonation)

May 03, 2021
This is another example of an impersonation email. As we get closer to the end of the semester, these emails will be more common. Click "Read More" and learn how to spot them!
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Fraud: IRS Voicemail

April 23, 2021
Have you heard this phone message? It sounds serious - you are in legal trouble! Your social security number will been suspended if you don't press 1 to speak to someone! This is a common scam - if you get this message just hang up the phone. Click Read More to hear the message and find out how this scam works.
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Fraud: tutoring

April 21, 2021
You receive an email that someone is looking for a tutor for their child. It isn't an uncommon request - but in this case it will lead to financial fraud and theft. Read more to find out how! And remember, Marist College has services for all students looking for jobs, both on-campus and off-campus.
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Phishing: Final Warning: Account Suspension Notice!

April 19, 2021
There is a problem with your American Express credit card account! But no, not really - this is a phishing attempt that tries to get your credit card account information.
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Phishing: Alert Message

April 19, 2021
Intuit Quickbooks says your deposit can't go through until you click the link and login! Don't fall for it - cyber criminals are trying to get your credentials and still money. Click Read More and learn how to spot a malicious email such as this one.
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Phishing: Alert Surfaces

April 15, 2021
Phishing alert! This email claims that you have undelivered email messages and encourages you to click a link to "review messages". This is a phishing attempt! Criminals are trying to steal your college password.
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Fraud: Order #

April 15, 2021
This is a purchasing scam, claiming that there is an auto-renewal of software and a call to customer service will assist in adjusting the billing or canceling the service. It is just a way to get your credit card number! Read more to see the message (and learn why many of the words in the email are spelled incorrectly).
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