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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.

Latest Email Scam (Dec 3, 2018): <your_cnet_id>

From: Subject: Date: December 3, 2018 at 11:17:53 AM CST To: Hello, I am a spyware software developer. Your account has been hacked by me in the summer of 2018. I understand that it is hard to believe, but here is my evidence (I sent you this email from your account)....

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Security News

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

Phone Calls You Can Ignore – It’s a scam!

Written by Kendall R Williams, Information Security Engineer (ITS) Have you ever received a threatening phone call from the IRS, Social Security Administration, or perhaps from the Chinese Consulate? Phone scams are on the rise, especially during this time of year...

This Email Scam has a Real Password

Written by Kendall R Williams, Information Security Engineer (ITS) You may want to react to this new email scam, but don’t. From: Bad Guy Subject: - SEuJ5Kyb Lets get right to the purpose. You don't know me and you are most likely thinking why you are getting this...

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...