Phishing Examples

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Phishing attempts are emails (or phone calls) which appear to be legitimate and seek to steal your credentials, money, or info

These are active phishing or hacking attempts on Georgetown University email. You can contact us at CIRT@georgetown.edu if you think you may have fallen victim to a phishing attack.


Fraudulent Norton Receipt

This is a fake receipt for a purchase of Norton software. The scammer wants the recipient to call the number and then either provide financial data in order to “reverse” the charge or install a file on your computer that will “remove” the software.

If you receive an email similar to this one. Do not call the number or reply to the sender. Report the phish to the UISO CIRT (Cyber Incident Response Team) using the Cofense Reporter phish icon in your GMail sidebar cofense reporter phish icon

email image of fraudulent Norton purchase receipt
June/July 2021 phish

Fraudulent Job Offer

phishing email about a fraudulent job offer as a research assistance

Fraudulent Delivery Alert

September 2nd, 2021

This phishing email is circulating Georgetown this month . Do not click on the malware link if you have received this email or one like it . Phishing email ( Se…

Student Employment Scam

December 9th, 2020

Do not respond via email or text to this phish offering you $ 350 weekly for remote work…

Remote Job Scam

November 5th, 2020

Do not respond by email or text to this phish allegedly from a GU Professor offering $ 350 a week for part – time remote work . Learn more about phishing so you don…

Work From Home Scam

October 16th, 2020

Do not respond via email or text to this phish offering you $ 350 to work from home . While it appears to be from a GU email address , the domain has been spoofed…