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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 (July 12, 2018): username – password

From: Date: Tue, Jul 10, 2018 at 9:45 PM Subject: - It seems that, , is your password. You may not know me and you're probably thinking why you are getting this e-mail, correct? In fact, I placed a malware on the adult videos (pornography) web site and do you know...

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Email Scam (July 9, 2018): “Outlook Exceeded”

From: Erin Wilder [mailto:erin.wilder@comfortcarehospice.org] Sent: Monday, July 09, 2018 7:36 AM Subject: Outlook Exceeded Your Outlook Exceeded its storage limit Click here fill and SUBMIT for more space or you wont be able to send...

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Email Scam (July 5, 2018): “Mail Quota”

From: Kosukhina Alena [mailto:alena.kosukhina@uhk.cz] Sent: Thursday, July 05, 2018 1:05 PM Subject: Mail Quota 131 MB Your University of Chicago Outlook mailbox space is full and need to be updated now by clicking this upgrade web link>:>>> http://cort.as/-7r26 Note:...

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Security News

Check here for the latest security alerts that may affect you.

Vulnerability Alert: Meltdown and Spectre

What is Meltdown and Spectre? You may have heard about Meltdown and Spectre in the news these past few days. There is a lot of confusing information out there since these vulnerabilities were revealed to the public much earlier than anticipated - so we're going to...