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Another Job scam email, Scammer impersonating Cara H. Cario, Ph.D. 3/21/23

Another job scam was reported to VCU Information Security this week. The scammer is impersonating Professor Cara H. Cario, Ph.D. from a fake email that appears to be from the professor at first glance. The email address Professor Cara Cario, Ph.D. via The scammer promising paychecks weekly of around 250.00. Please note that […]

Another Document Shared Scam 3/20/23

If you suspect you are a victim of this scam reset your password. Another phishing scam has been sent out the VCU community via a Google Drive shared document. This scam tricks its victims to open the document and check what was shared. Victims will find a form that asks for a username and password. […]

“Payroll @ Vcu” Scam 3/8/23

Beware a new phishing scam hitting VCU the contents of the phishing email are shown below. Victims of this scam will click the link and enter their username and password into a fake form that stores the information allowing a hacker to login as the victim. In some cases the hacker can get past the […]