Information Security

Phishing Alerts

Listed below are the latest phishing scams that have been acted upon by Information Security. Think you’ve received a phishing email? Don’t click it, report it.

Email Scam (Jan 17, 2018): “RE: Verify #8427”

From: Email Support <admin@edcvalbelair.com> Date: January 12, 2018 at 3:03:43 PM CST To: redacted@uchicago.edu Subject: RE: Verify #8427 Dear User, Your Email ID: redacted@uchicago.edu will be disabled within 48 hours. Kindly verify your email now to keep using...

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Security News

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Vulnerability Alert: Meltdown and Spectre

What is Meltdown and Spectre? You may have heard about two big vulnerabilities in the news these past few days, Meltdown (CVE-2017-5754) and Spectre (CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5715). These vulnerabilities can be used to leak information from protected processes by...