This morning we received about 250 copies of a bogus message forged to appear to be from firstname.lastname@example.org with a link to a fake Outlook-in-the-cloud (Office365) login page.
Computer Security Threats
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Dec 18, 2015
Scammers can find contact info for Administrators and their Business Officers. A Forged email can be constructed requesting the Business Officer to make a fund or wire transfer. Do you know the clues that will reveal the mischief?
The hot scam is the application for a job or internship that contains a malware-delivering resume attachment.
Jan 26, 2015
If you get email containing an unexpected docx or xlsx attachment, the attachment might contain a malicious macro. Don't let the macro run on your computer!
Jan 22, 2015
Tis the season for IRS scams and they can come in email or by phone.
Jan 15, 2015
Now that phishing spammers are back from their holiday vacation, evil email attachments are on the upswing. They may pretend to be package delivery notices, invoices, tax audits, or other good or bad news. But they end up being bearers of banking trojans or other malware.
Dec 1, 2014
'Tis The Season for all sorts of Internet mischief including fake delivery notices, fake invoices, fake charities, malware in holiday-theme attachments, and more.
While the USU IT System Administration Team (and others around campus) are busy patching enterprise and other central services, we offer some online explanations of the most recently discovered old vulnerability.
Sep 11, 2014
The latest file-encrypting ransomware, TorrentLocker, has been unlocked by researchers, but the bad guys will tighten up their tool for next time. [Next time arrived!]