From: There are actually two waves of fraudulent mail from @my[.]com sender addresses posing as faculty deans, sent to other faculty and additionally spoofed email addresses with @gmail.com.
Subject: Are you on Campus?
To: staff and faculty
This is an on going Business Email Compromise (BEC) type of phishing email that we have been dealing with for some time now. BEC, formerly dubbed as Man-in-the-Email scams, attackers rely heavily on social engineering tactics to trick unsuspecting employees and executives. They sometimes impersonate CEOs or any executive authorized to do wire transfers or financial transactions like requesting gift cards be purchased. There is actually 5 types of BEC email scams. You can learn more about this at our website Examples of Social Engineering.