Phishing Attempt Subject: Brock University Upgrade

The email below is an example of a Phishing Attempt that was received by users on campus. If you’ve received this email, do not click on any of the contained links and delete it from your inbox.

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Phishing Email:
Subject: Brock University Upgrade
Your Brock e-ID Anti Virus shield expires December 06, 2016 18:48:13. You will not be able to access your account if the shield security is not upgraded.
You are strongly encouraged to activate the shield security immediately with your Brock email password.
Click on Brock Anti Virus and complete the requested details so as to keep your account active.
Help Desk
Brock University
2016 Webmail Intellectual Property.
If you have any questions or problems, please see the Anti Virus FAQ or contact the Information Technology Help Desk.

Categories: Cyber Security