New phishing scam alert

University IT, PNC report that automated telephone message is a scam

TEXT SIZE

3:45 p.m., Aug. 2, 2012--University of Delaware IT and PNC Bank are reporting a new automated telephone phishing scam.

PNC Bank said that customers are receiving an automated telephone call saying that the individual’s PNC Bank card has been compromised. The caller then instructs the individual to press “1” and enter his or her card number.

FYI Stories

Feb. 10: UD basketball

The University of Delaware Office of Human Resources has announced that employees are invited to attend the Blue Hens men's basketball game on Tuesday evening, Feb. 10, at the Bob Carpenter Center.

Managing faculty data

A demonstration of Activity Insight, a software system to gather and report faculty data, will be held Feb. 13 at UD Faculty Commons.

Anyone who receives such a message should hang up because it is a phishing scam. Under no circumstances should a recipient of the call enter their card number.

No legitimate business will call or contact you and ask for personal or private banking information.

icon-fb icon-tw icon-yt icon-fs
ADVERTISEMENT

News Media Contact

University of Delaware
Communications and Public Affairs
302-831-NEWS
publicaffairs@udel.edu

UDaily is produced by
Communications and Public Affairs

The Academy Building
105 East Main Street
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716 | USA
Phone: (302) 831-2792
email: publicaffairs@udel.edu
www.udel.edu/cpa
University of Delaware • Newark, DE 19716
publicaffairs@udel.edu • (302) 831-2792 • ©2012
University of Delaware • Newark, DE 19716 • USA • Phone: (302) 831-2792 • © 2013
Comments|Contact Us|Legal Notices