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:

Posted:

From: Georgia May <[email protected]

Posted:

Hi Kelly,
 

Healthcare Staffing Professionals has an immediate need for Registered Nurses (RN) for Correctional facility in Dillwyn, VA. The Registered Nurse will provide general care services, including assessment, analysis, planning, implementation and evaluation for inmates.

Pay Rate-
$47/hr +750 bonus spread out every 160 hours

Healthcare Benefits:
Healthcare, Dental and Vision, Life Insurance

Shifts:
(night) 5p-530a
(night) 7p-730a
Job Duties

Posted:

From: Jenson Ray <jenson [at] federalpension.co>
Sent: Friday, May 31, 2024 9:23 AM
To: User, Typical S, Andres (mst3k) <mst3k [at] virginia.edu>
Subject: FERS and TSP Review for ​

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Hi ,

Employee of the University of Virginia are eligible for a free pension review meeting with a FERS and TSP expert to give you answers to your pension questions.

 

Here's what you can expect from your meeting:

 

 *   What you'll receive from FERS and TSP
 *   When you will be able to access your pension
 *   How to maximize your pension payout
 *   Which TSP options guarantee income

Appointments are limited. Click below to schedule your meeting.

Posted:

Scam 2FA Phish

Posted:

From: Mrs Elle Dridg <rinkipaulgharaunda [at] gmail.com>
Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 1:45 PM
To: User, Typical S <mst3k [at] virginia.edu>
Subject: Offering an Acoustic Instrument as a Gift
Hello,

I am offering my late husband's Yamaha Baby Grand Piano to a passionate instrument lover. If you are interested or know someone who would appreciate having this beautiful instrument, please let me know.

Thanks,
Elle

Posted:

From: Jack Miller <jack [at] statepensions.org>
Date: Friday, May 24, 2024 at 9:27 AM
To: User, Typical S (mst3k) <mst3k [at]virginia.edu>
Subject: Pension Review Invitation for the University of Virginia Employees
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As an employee of the University of Virginia, you are invited to a complimentary review of your pension with a state pension expert.

 

Here's what you can expect from your meeting:

 

 *   What you'll receive from your pension
 *   When you will be able to access your pension
 *   How to maximize your pension payout
 *   Which pension options guarantee income

Appointments are limited. Click below to schedule your meeting.
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Posted:

From: University of Virginia <sballiet [at] asu.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, May 8, 2024 5:55 AM
Subject: Part Time Internship


Hello,

Do you have the desire to make a meaningful impact in a vibrant and diverse community? Join a collaborative workforce committed to serving  The University of Virginia.

See attachment for more information.


Regards,

--

Richard Harris, Ph.D.

AHEAD, University of Virginia

Posted:

From: Linda Williams <info [at] craftheroes.de>
Date: Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 2:06PM

Posted:

From: Kaneigha Embury <emburyk [at] mail.gvsu.edu>
Date: April 30, 2024 at 8:43:15 AM EDT
Subject: Virtual Intern


The American Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities has a Part-time position available:

"Our Virginia Center is looking for a Part-Time Virtual Assistant. This is a 2 hours per day employment and 3 times a week for $520.00. Applications can be submitted by emailing resume to the hiring manager: [email protected]. (with the possibility of covering other centers around the area, if needed/available). We mainly focus on getting Assistive tools that will help kids with special needs learn.

Paid holidays, no weekends, no nights, no call.”

Regards
ACCD, University of Virginia.