Latest scam circulating around campus

The following scam is being circulated on the Internet. Please do not respond to this message or click on any of the associated links imbedded in the message. If you suspect you have a virus on your computer please contact the Customer Service Center as soon as possible.

Warning! New phishing site called mypurdue.net

We received notice today from IT Security on the West Lafayette campus about a phishing site called mypurdue.net. If you receive an email with this site link in it, please do not click on this link.

Please report IT security issues, spam or phishing attempts to abuse@purduecal.edu

Latest Phishing Email Circulating AroundCampus

There is currently an email circulating around campus with the subject line “Your e-mail box has reached its maximum of 50MB”

This is not from anyone at Purdue University Calumet and you should delete it. The message is designed to steal your login and password.

Safe Email Practices

Recently our campus email system has been hit by several phishing attempts that are devised to acquire your login and password. Hackers then use your email address to flood the Internet with millions more email messages that attempt to get the credentials of others.

New Phishing Email Circulating-Subject ATTENTION WEB-MAIL USER

We have received several reports of mail messages that contains the subject line “ATTENTION WEB-MAIL USER”.

This email is being used as an attempt to obtain your login and password credentials for the purpose of using your email address to propagate more of these types of messages to others.

This email is not from anyone at Purdue Calumet and you should not click on any of the links in the message. Purdue Calumet does not use any form for WEB-MAIL.

New Phishing Email Circulating

We have received several reports of a mail message that appear to be sent by a “Dorothy Hawkins” that contain the subject line “Helpdesk Upgrade”.

This email is being used as an attempt to obtain your login and password credentials for the purpose of using your email address to propagate more of these types of messages to others.

This email is not from anyone at Purdue Calumet and you should not click on any of the links in the message.

IRS/Tax Related Email

Many of you have received emails that may contain malware with the subject lines:Your tax appeal motion is rejected, Tax return fraud notification, Income tax return fraud accusations, Your tax appeal is rejected, Your accountant CPA license termination.
There may be other variations to this subject line. Under no circumstances should you click on the links in these emails.

ACH Email Contains Malware

We have received several reports, including a warning from West Lafayette, regarding an email that may contain malware with the subject line “Rejected ACH payment” or “ACH transfer rejected” which contains the following content:

*IMPORTANT* One More New Phishing Email

We’ve received numerous reports that an email with the subject ** Account Maintenance Upgrade*** is going around campus.

Email Phishing Attempt Going Around Campus

We’ve received numerous reports that this email that was going around campus last month has resurfaced.

Email Phishing Attempt Going Around Campus

We have been receiving a number of reports regarding a phishing email with the subject line “Quota/storage upgrade option” which contains the following text.

Email Appearing to Come from the IRS

Several staff members have received an email that has the appearance of being sent from the IRS. The email attempts to trick the recipient into thinking there is a tax issue to infect their

Fradulent Emails from the IRS

Several staff members have received an email that has the appearance of being sent from the IRS. The email attempts to trick the recipient into thinking they

UPDATED: Beware of “Bogus” Email

A new batch of emails containing the subject line “Important” have been circulating around campus. The sender’s mailbox is Grace E Gunn from Cornell University.

Beware of “Bogus” Email

This morning a considerable number of staff members received an email impersonating Purdue Calumet Information Services.