Timely Warning Bulletin
Issued at 3 P.M. on Feb. 24, 2017
The UNO Department of Public Safety (DPS) and UNO Information Security have determined circumstances exist that may pose a threat to members and guests of the UNO campus community. Please read this notification and take any necessary precautions to avoid being a potential victim. Feel free to call UNO DPS with any questions or concerns.
On 2-24-17, at 11:06 A.M., it was reported that an email was received that stated “: RE CAMPUS SECURITY CONCERN!!” In the subject line, it requests the recipient click a link to view the incident. This did not come from UNO, nor are the senders associated with UNO.
- If emails are received of this nature, do not respond to them.
- If you received checks from an email like this, do not cash or deposit them.
- Report any type of suspicious emails to the UNO Information Security Office (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Report any suspected fraud to UNO Deptartment of Public Safety.
- Always log in from a trusted URL, rather than clicking a link in an email.
- Do not access links from within emails you may not trust or know.
- Use different passwords at work than those you use for personal accounts.
- Check links by “hovering” over them before clicking to see their true destination.
- Verify the sender by hovering over the sender’s name to reveal the actual sender.
- If you receive a phone call, ask them for a verification of the service or ask someone else if you feel it sounds too good to be true.
Report Any Criminal or Suspicious Activity to: