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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. Forward it to [email protected].

Security Alerts and Suspicious Items Currently Affecting UVA:

[Posted: Jan 10, 2019 7:47 PM]

From: "Houle, Robert Andrew (rah2rb)" <rah2rb[at]virginia.edu<mailto:rah2rb[at]virginia.edu>>
Date: January 10, 2019 at 6:43:26 PM EST
To: "User, Typical (mst3k)" <mst3k[at]virginia.edu>
Subject: BIG Career Showcase!

Hello,

 Congratulations to all new Innovation students on your admission into the  University of  Virginia . And also welcome back to all the returning student. Note that there is a BIG career showcase happening soon.

See the info below:
Career Showcase is for ALL students, not just Business and Engineering students. There are internship, part-time, and full-time opportunities available for students of ALL majors.

3-5 hours Mon-Fri.
Salary: $30.55 per hour.
Training: $20.55 per hour.
Start your online application here. Kindly Click   here<hxxps://employment171.wixsite.com/mysite>  to start Applying.

[Posted: Jan 8, 2019 3:36 PM]

From: UVa Payroll <adriana.luna[at]t-online.de>
Sent: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 3:30 PM
To: mst3k[at]virginia.edu
Subject: Payroll is available!

1 New Information Regarding Your 2018 Payroll

hxxps://www.virginia.edu/payr0ll/2018/<hxxps://www.innovitasits.com>

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