Below is an email, or phishing, scam some in the VCU community have received. This is an attempt to trick the recipient to click on a link that will either take someone to a site that will download malware software to their computer or attempt to gather their personal information. This message is fake and should be deleted. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions.
From: “Mary Glasgow” <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/09/2012 10:47PM
Subject: Re: Payment invoice
I was informed by my boss to send you the payment invoice been made earlier today. Kindly click the below link to view payment Invoice.
Click here to view payment information http://www.westernunion.com/send_money/payment/confirmation
Waiting for your acknowledgment letter.