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Security Alert! New Phishing Scam Targets UMass Amherst Community - Fri., 10/23

October 23, 2020

On October 23, 2020 a new fraudulent phishing message with the subject “Kind send your personal cellphone number” began targeting UMass Amherst email users. The email appears to have been sent by “Glenn Barrington,” and asks the recipient to “Send your personal cellphone number”.

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 Scams Target UMass Amherst Community - Weds., 10/21 & Thurs., 10/22

October 22, 2020

Two new fraudulent phishing messages began targeting members of the campus community.

Security Alert! More Phishing Scams Target UMass Amherst Community - Weds., 10/21

October 21, 2020

On October 21, 2020 another fraudulent phishing message began targeting UMass Amherst email users. The email appears to have been sent by “Cristine Smith,” and asks the recipient “Are you free right now? I need you to do something for me.”

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 - Weds., 10/21

October 21, 2020

On October 21, 2020 a new fraudulent phishing message began targeting UMass Amherst email users. The email appears to have been sent by “Cynthia Gerstl-Pepin,” and asks the recipient “Are you free right now? I need you to do something for me”.

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 - Weds., 10/21

October 21, 2020

On October 21, 2020 a new fraudulent phishing message began targeting UMass Amherst email users. The email appears to have been sent by “Jacqueline Urla,” and asks the recipient “Hello are you available? Please I need your help 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.

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