Kansas State University



Phishing Scam – 07/13/2020 – Job Update (COVID-19)

This is a reply-to phishing scam attempting to coerce, by extending a job offer, the recipient to reply with personal information. The email requests the recipient to respond with their personal cell phone number and non-edu email.

From: ************ <*******@ksu.edu>
Sent: Monday, July 13, 2020 7:40 AM
Cc: ************ <********@ksu.edu>
Subject: Availability..
Dear Student,
Due to the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 Coronavirus across the country, we have decided to offer a Work Online From Home Job with a pay of $500 weekly, please respond with your direct cell number and Non Edu email where job description can be forwarded to.
This is very important, so please complete this as soon as possible.
Francesca Ricci