Security Alerts & Warnings

This page lists current warnings regarding suspicious email messages and other cybersecurity hazards at the University of Virginia.  For guidance on how to secure yourself against these hazards, be sure to visit our tip of the month.

Regarding Suspicious Email Alerts

Messages similar to the suspicious emails listed below may be related to phishing scams, schemes to commit identity theft, or other attempts to compromise users’ machines or personal information.

  • 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 by forwarding it to [email protected].

Security Alerts and Suspicious Items Currently Affecting UVA:

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From: HR REVIEW | NOTICE <monirpercifieldbijafjy [at] gmail.com>
Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2024 8:25:25 PM
To: User, Typical S (mst3k) <mst3k [at] virginia.edu>
Subject: Urgent Action Required: Employee Self-Evaluation for Enhanced Performance


Team,


Exciting news! We have introduced a new initiative for employee self-evaluation to drive enhanced performance, effective today, Thursday, April 11, 2024.

The self-evaluation form is attached below. We urge you to thoroughly assess your progress and provide valuable feedback by completing the form promptly.


Employee Self-Evaluation form<hxxps://hrsurvey.formstack.com/forms/hr_self_evaluation>


Currently, only 20% of our team members have participated in the self-evaluation process. Our target is to achieve 100% participation and your input is crucial to our success.

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From: ONE MOMENT <privatemail72014 [at] gmail.com>
Sent: Friday, April 5, 2024 10:53 AM
To: mst3k [at] virginia.edu
Subject: Jim Ryan


Hello Brantley

Kindly re-confirm your cell #


Thanks

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From: Help Desk <wilsonjefferson152 [at] gmail.com>
Date: Thursday, April 4, 2024 at 1:32 AM
To: User, Typical (mst3k) <mst3k [at] virginia.edu>
Subject: Uva
Dear Student, Faculty & Staff,
You must update your password because your  University of Virginia Password will expire in 24hours if not updated follow the process below to keep your password active.

Instructions as follows:
1. Follow the link hxxps://kbla7741.wixsite.com/uva1
 2. Sign in with your UVA information
 3. Click submit

Note:  You will receive a Phone Call or Duo Push on your mobile device to confirm your Identity. Make sure you accept push requests or calls and press # within 48hrs failure to do so will result in total closure of your campus email account.

Thank you.
UVA Technology Services.

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Hello there!

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From: JAMES E. RYAN <seunbukola55 [at] gmail.com>
Sent: Friday, March 29, 2024 10:35 AM
Subject: Disposal of welding and tools box


Dear Faculty/Staff,

 I hope this email finds you well. I am writing to inform you that Mrs,Deann Ketchum, Associate Professor of University of Virginia,has expressed her willingness to donate her late father's Miller 951937 Dynasty 300 TIG Welder w/ TIGRunner Pkg & Wireless Foot Control, along with a complete set of Snap-On Tools and accessories.If you are interested in any of the equipment, please indicate your interest by sending an email to
deannketchum27 [at] outlook.com<mailto:deannketchum27 [at] outlook.com> to arrange inspection and delivery or pickup with a moving company.


NB: Please write Mrs Deann with your personal email for a swift response.


Sincerely,

 

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From: Zander Fulton <fultonz [at] mail.gvsu.edu>
Date: Fri, Mar 15, 2024 at 6:29 PM
Subject: Re: Virtual Intern
To:


INTERNATIONAL DISABILITY ALLIANCE, (IDA) in conjunction with "The
University of Virginia" is actively seeking Virtual Admin Assistant to join
our team. As an Intern, you will be provided with the training needed to
give people with learning disabilities the best experience possible with
the use of educational softwares. This is a work at home position!

As a team, we demonstrate caring, we work with happiness and enthusiasm,
recognize our power to make a difference and improve the health of our
communities.

Availability to work 8-12 hours weekly on a flexible remote schedule and
will be compensated at a rate $620 weekly.

To apply, please submit a resume, with your alternate email to:
collegeinterns [at] outlook.com

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From: Olivia Wilson <olivia [at] retirementspecialists.org>
Sent: Friday, March 15, 2024 9:42 AM
To: User, Typical S mst3k [at] virginia.edu>
Subject: Pension Status for the University of Virginia Employees

Book your meeting today͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌ ͏‌

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Unicef job scam phish

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