Phishing Net

Phishing Scams and Schemes Unveiled

The phisher is attempting to have VCU users click the malicious link in order to steal the user’s passwords. We know this isĀ  a scam due to a couple of reasons:

  • The email address is ‘’ and not a VCU email address (
  • The grammar is bad (E.g. …advised to verify this request otherwise give us reason to deactivate your account….)
  • The text uses multiple colors (green, red, black(.
  • This person claims to be an ‘Instructor’ and ‘IT Support Center’

You can see a screenshot of the email below.


This is a phishing email picture.