As part of the University’s continued commitment to providing the utmost security to the University network, NUIT provides a list of reported scam email attempts recently targeting Northwestern.
The consequences of responding to bogus emails that look like the real thing can be devastating to the individual providing the personally identifiable information and to the University as a whole.
The emails below are malicious email attempts that have been received by members of the University community and have been approved for posting by NUIT's Information Systems Security/Compliance team. Select the date to view the email in pdf format. An archive of attempts is also available.
If you believe you have received a scam email that has not been posted below, forward the message to the NUIT Support Center. If you have responded to a suspected scam e-mail, you should reset your NetID password immediately and call the NUIT Support Center at 847-491-4357 (1-HELP) to report the bogus email.
- December 11, 2013 - Webmail Alert.
- November 30, 2013 - Email Account Updates
- November 25, 2013 - Attn: Web/E-mail Account Holder
- November 19, 2013 - 1 New Message From Northwestern University®
- November 12, 2013 - (Email Alert) ITservice Desk
- November 7, 2013 - Warning: Mailbox Quote
- November 4, 2013 - DEAR EMAIL USER
- October 31, 2013 - Helpdesk Upgrade
- October 26, 2013 - System administrator
- October 26, 2013 - Webmail Quota Warning
- October 25, 2013 - System Helpdesk
- October 18, 2013 - (no subject available)
- October 17, 2013 - Message Centre
- October 16, 2013 - Last Warning
- October 14, 2013 - Account maintenance
- October 9, 2013 - Staffs/Students Important New Course Form
- October 4, 2013 - Immediate Response (IT Support)
- October 3, 2013 - Your password will expire soon
- October 1, 2013 - New course form on the Blackboard System
- October 1, 2013 - FACULTY/ADMIN AUTHORISED MAILBOX CLEANUP
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Last Updated: 11 December 2013