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Security Alert! New Phishing Scam Targets UMass Amherst Community - Weds., October 7

October 7, 2020

On October 7, 2020, a new fraudulent phishing message with the subject “Human Resources” began targeting UMass Amherst email users.

The email may claim to have been sent by either "Norman, Jason R." or "Sonja Streeter," notifies the recipient “I have been so busy compiling the required names for 9 departments. Please do well to assist me by marking the names of employee in your department for easier filtering”. The links in the message direct the recipient to a fraudulent version of a UMass login page.

Security Alert! New Phishing Scam Targets UMass Amherst Community - Mon., October 5

October 5, 2020

On October 5, 2020 a new fraudulent phishing message began targeting UMass Amherst email users.

The email appears to have been sent by “M. Darby Dyar,” and informs the recipient that "I need your assistance urgently."

Caution: This email is not a legitimate communication from the University of Massachusetts. It is a phishing scam designed to trick you into providing your NetID password to get access to your personal information and/or UMass Amherst information technology services for fraudulent purposes.

Security Alert! New Phishing Scam Targets UMass Amherst Community - Friday, October 2

October 2, 2020

On October 2, 2020 a new fraudulent phishing message with the subject “UMASS STUDENT EPLOYMENT” began targeting UMass Amherst email users.

The email appears to have been sent by either “Paul Garrison,” or "Micheal Brown," but later refers to themselves as “Prof Jenny Adams” and instructs the recipient to “contact the human resource department via this e-mail address."

Get Hardware Support Through IT Repair Center - Fall 2020 Updates

October 1, 2020

Updates:

Repair Center Service Available by Appointment Through Monday, January 18, 2021

IT Repair Center Service Unavailable Week of 10/4, Delayed Week of 10/18

Security Alert! New Phishing Scam Targets UMass Amherst Community - Tues., September 29

September 29, 2020

On September 29, 2020 a new fraudulent phishing message with the subject "Work Study" began targeting UMass Amherst email users.

The email appears to have been sent by "Andrew Mangels," and instructs the recipient to "see attached."

Caution: This email is not a legitimate communication from the University of Massachusetts. It is a phishing scam designed to trick you into providing your NetID password to get access to your personal information and/or UMass Amherst information technology services for fraudulent purposes.

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