Viruses, Malware and Phishing Alerts

Viruses, malware and phishing attempts

If you are in doubt about any email message or believe that you may have a virus or malware on your computer, contact the Technology HelpDesk at (309) 677-2964 for assistance.

MX-2600N Printer Phishing Email Alert (8/1/17)

We have had multiple reports of a phishing email that appears to be sent from an MX-2600N printer, contains an attached Word document, and lists a password to decrypt the document. Do not open the attachment and delete the email.

Phishing Email Alert (7/31/17)

There have been multiple reports of a phishing email with the subject- 健康RE:: HEALTH CONCERN. If you receive it do not open the link or download the attachment. Please report all phishing emails to phishing@bradley.edu.

Mail Account Password Changed Phishing Email (7/20/17)

A phishing email is circulating that states you need to update your email because someone from Malaysia has accessed it. Do not click on the link or or give out any of your credentials. Delete the email immediately.

Bradley Quota Phishing Email (6/6/17)

A phishing email is being distributed that states you are over your Bradley email quota. If you receive the email, please delete it and do not click on the link. Neither Bradley's Bmail or FSmail have a quota.

Google Docs Phishing Email Alert (5/3/17)

There is a phishing email circulating that states some has invited you to view a Google doc. You can tell the email is a spam, because the "To" email field has a mailinator.com recipient. Please delete the email immediately and do not click on the button to open the document.

Skype Ransomware Alert (3/31/17)

Ransomware has hit Microsoft's Skype app through a fake prompt that wants you to update your browser's Flash Player plug-in. The fake ad redirects the user to a web site that mimics Adobe's site to make it appear legitimate. The ransomware is currently only targeting Windows users.

Bradley Quota Phishing Email Alert (3/22/17)

A phishing email was sent that states:
"Dear (BRADLEY) E-mail Account User,
You have exceeded your (BRADLEY.EDU) email quota, Click on the link below to re-validate your BRADLEY E-mail account."
Do not click on the link and delete the email if you receive it.

Email Quota Phishing Alert (2/6/17)

A phishing email is circulating that states you are over your email quota. If you receive this email, delete it and do not click on the enclosed links.

Google Signin Phishing Email (1/19/17)

A phishing email is circulating that produces a fake Google Accounts Sign In web page. The URL starts with data:text/html,https://accounts.google.com. Do not sign in on the fake page.