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Reported Connectivity Issues Resolved - Mon., 12/9

December 9, 2019

On Monday, December 9, 2019, UMass Amherst Information Technology (IT) detected connectivity issues in a number of campus buildings around 10:30 a.m.

By 10:45 a.m., UMass Amherst IT teams had identified and resolved the issue, restoring connectivity to the affected areas of campus.

If you are still experiencing wireless or wired networking problems, please contact IT User Services at 413-545-TECH (8324) or it@umass.edu.

Security Alert! New Phishing Scam Targets UMass Amherst Community - Friday, 12/6

December 6, 2019

On December 6, 2019 a new fraudulent phishing message with the subject “Follow up” began targeting UMass Amherst email users.

The email appears to have been sent by “Tilman Wolf,” and asks the recipient “Are you available for a quick task?”

Caution: This email did not come from the University of Massachusetts. It is a phishing scam designed to trick you into providing your personal information or other things of value.

Security Alert! New Phishing Scam Targets UMass Amherst Community - Friday, 12/6

December 6, 2019

On December 6, 2019 a new fraudulent phishing message with the subject “Follow up” began targeting UMass Amherst email users.

The email appears to have been sent by “Brian P. Mcdermott,” and asks the recipient “Are you available for a quick task?”

Caution: This email did not come from the University of Massachusetts. It is a phishing scam designed to trick you into providing your personal information or other things of value.

Phishing Awareness: UMass Amherst IT Observes New Phishing Message Trend

December 6, 2019

UMass Amherst Information Technology (IT) has received reports of several phishing attempts using similar language and tactics to target members of the campus community.

This trend of phishing emails involves the scammer(s) creating a fake email address that tries to resemble that of faculty and staff on campus (e.g. [faculty name].umass.amherst@gmail.com).

Security Alert! New Phishing Scam Targets UMass Amherst Community - Friday, 12/6

December 6, 2019

On December 6, 2019 a new fraudulent phishing message with the subject “Follow up” began targeting UMass Amherst email users.

The email appears to have been sent by “Robert Feldman,” and asks the recipient “Are you available for a quick task?”

Caution: This email did not come from the University of Massachusetts. It is a phishing scam designed to trick you into providing your personal information or other things of value.