There are several similar phishing emails with requests targeting the RIT community. If you receive a similar email, especially from someone without an RIT email, report it to email@example.com and then delete it immediately.
There is a malicious website masquerading as a live map for Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins University that is circulating on the Internet to entice unwitting users to visit. Visiting the website infects the user with the AZORult trojan, an information stealing program which can exfiltrate a variety of sensitive data. The URL for the malicious site is (corona-virus-map[dot]com).
Phishing Attempt reported February 2nd, 2020. A new phishing email has been going out that claims to come from President Munson that contains a malicious pdf attachment. If you receive a similar email report it to firstname.lastname@example.org and then delete it immediately.
A number of colleges and universities are reporting a new scam where students are paid to have advertising placed on their cars. The students receive a check and are asked to forward a portion of the funds. The check is fraudulent, but usually gets through the initial bank screening. Please report any emails offering this to email@example.com. If you or someone you know has fallen for the scam, please contact RIT Public Safety.
LEGITIMATE MESSAGE: February 14-15 ONLY. Because of bank mergers, RIT payroll changed the information on several hundred direct deposit accounts. If you received a notification, please review your direct deposit information on myInfo. Thank you for helping RID RIT of Phish!