Phishing Attack "Faculty & Staff : Personal Loan and/or Cash Advance" (September 25, 2013)

This morning, our office has received several reports of various emails purporting to offer faculty and staff financial assistance in the form of personal loans and/or cash advances. We've seen slight iterations in the sender/reply-to addresses, subject, body, and destination URLs of the messages yet the basic premise is the same. Below is one example:

 

 

Examples of the interations across emails are as follows:

 

 

Each domain seems to have been created/registered on September 23rd. We suggest these emails be discarded and deleted as they are in no way related to HR offerings. For any questions, please contact the OIT Service Desk at 919.684.2200