Community Alert - Email Scams

January 15, 2015

To: UC Santa Cruz Community
From: UC Santa Cruz Police Department and Information Technology Services

Re: Beware of email scams happening to university employees and students

The Police Department and Information Technology Services want to take this opportunity to warn you about two recent email scam alerts dated January 13, 2015 from the FBI's Cyber Security Division.

University students and employees across the United States have been the target of two different email scams. These scams try to trick you into providing your bank account information or to change your direct deposit information.
Please be aware that this is happening and universities are being targeted.

More information about scams and how to stay secure can be found at: http://its.ucsc.edu/security/stay-secure/minreq/scams.html

Thank you.

Nader Oweis, Chief of Police
Janine Roeth, Information Security Officer