Phishing Attempt Subject: Payroll Calender

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Phishing Email: 

From: Brock University <>
Sent: Wednesday, October 9, 2019 12:23 PM
Subject: Payroll Calender


Dear Member

You new payroll schedule calendar for 2019/20 is now available for your approval.


Approval will be permanent within the next 48hours.

Best Regards,
Brock University

Categories: Cyber Security