Information Security Alerts & Warnings
This page lists current warnings regarding suspicious email messages and other cybersecurity hazards at the University of Virginia.
Regarding Suspicious Email Alerts
- If you receive an email similar to any of the suspicious emails on this page, DO NOT respond—delete it immediately!
- Do not click any links in the email, and do not “unsubscribe” or acknowledge the email in any way.
- If you receive an email that appears “phishy” and are unsure if it’s legitimate, and it is not listed below, please report it to us. Forward it to our IT-Abuse team.
Security Alerts and Suspicious Items Currently Affecting UVa:
[Posted: Aug 1, 2017 10:30 AM]
[Posted: Aug 1, 2017 9:45 AM]
From: Hall, Gaines B [mailto: g bhall at illinois.edu]
Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2017 9:34 AM
This email is to verify you requested a change of name associated with your email address of the university electronic resource.
Your request has been submitted and will be processed in two working days.
If you never made this request, you can cancel this request here hxxp://abata.sch.id/virginia.edu.id/mail.eservices.virginia.edu (as it's the sole purpose of this notification)
otherwise no action is required.
Notification was sent on 01/08/2017
Ticket ID X002FA
Hall Gaines B
[Posted: Jul 31, 2017 1:45 PM]
Your Email account will soon be deactivated (As we are currently undergoing maintenance of our service channels)CLINK HERE hxxp:// viriginia.co.nf/_about_.html to update your account immediately. Please follow Instruction on this message and your account will be updated within 24hours. We apologies for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.
2017 (c) Systems Administrator.support Internet. virginia.edu (C) All rights reserved
[Posted: Jul 25, 2017 9:15 AM]
[Posted: Jul 21, 2017 10:30 AM]
SCAM - SCAM - SCAM
[Posted: Jul 20, 2017 6:30 PM]
[Posted: Jul 20, 2017 10:30 AM]
[Posted: Jul 20, 2017 9:45 AM]
[Posted: Jul 19, 2017 9:30 AM]
[Posted: Jul 18, 2017 1:45 PM]
From: Office Security <MicrosoftExchange365 [at] on-microsoftonline.com>
Date: July 17, 2017 at 6:02:57 PM MDT
Subject: Terms and condition violation
Terms and condition violation
You allowed apps that may use a less secure sign-in to access your Microsoft account.
This allows email applications that do not meet Microsoft's recommended security standards to access your account and may leave your account more vulnerable to security risks, which is against Microsoft's Terms and Conditions.
Attackers use this to gain access to users accounts for fraudulent transactions. We strongly recommend that you:
Turn off less secure app access
Using a web browser, Sign in to your account or to any Microsoft service as soon as possible, to review your account.
If you don’t take any action soon, your account and all of its contents will be marked as Spam and scheduled for deletion.
For inquires and information, visit the Help Desk
Was this helpful? Send feedback to Microsoft.
[Posted: Jul 17, 2017 10:30 AM]
[Posted: Jul 17, 2017 9:00 AM]
[Posted: Jun 29, 2017 9:30 AM]
[Posted: Jun 28, 2017 1:45 PM]
[Posted: Jun 23, 2017 9:30 AM]
[Posted: Jun 23, 2017 9:00 AM]
[Posted: Jun 23, 2017 9:00 AM]
[Posted: Jun 15, 2017 1:00 PM]
[Posted: Jun 11, 2017 7:00 PM]
From: University of Virginia [mailto: payroll at virginia.edu]
Sent: Sunday, June 11, 2017 6:01 PM
To: UVa Login at virginia.edu
1 New Notification Regarding Your New Payroll
www. virginia. edu /hr/ payroll/june/newpaydate.pdf
University of Virginia
[Posted: Jun 9, 2017 1:30 PM]
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