Cyber Security

Cyber Security attempts and announcements

  • Phishing Attempt Subject: IT Service Help Desk

    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.

    Please note that Brock will never send emails asking for your personal information.

    If you identify an email you think is a phishing attack, or you are concerned you may have fallen victim, contact the service desk at x4357 or email us at itsecurity@brocku.ca

    Phishing Email: 
    Subject: IT Service Help Desk
    To All Employees\Staff,
    Take note of this important update that our new web mail has been improved
    with a new messaging system from Owa/outlook which also include faster usage on email,
    shared calendar,web-documents and the new 2016 anti-spam version.
    Kindly use the link below to complete your 2016 Outlook Webmail User authentication form.
    CLICK on Outlook Web Access to update immediately.
    Regards,
    IT Service Desk Support
    02-2-2015
    This message and its attachment(s) are intended for the addressee(s) only and should not be read, copied, disclosed, forwarded or relied upon by any person other than the intended addressee(s) without the permission of the sender. If you are not the intended addressee you must not take any action based on this message and its attachment(s) nor must you copy or show them to anyone. Please respond to the sender and ensure that this message and its attachment(s) are deleted.
    It is your responsibility to ensure that this message and its attachment(s) are scanned for viruses or other defects. Edinburgh Napier University does not accept liability for any loss or damage which may result from this message or its attachment(s), or for errors or omissions arising after it was sent. Email is not a secure medium. Emails entering Edinburgh Napier University’s system are subject to routine monitoring and filtering by Edinburgh Napier University.
    Edinburgh Napier University is a registered Scottish charity. Registration number SC018373

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  • Recent Phishing Attempt. Subject: Brock University Helpdesk

    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.

    Please note that Brock will never send emails asking for your personal information.

    If you identify an email you think is a phishing attack, or you are concerned you may have fallen victim, contact the service desk at x4357 or email us at itsecurity@brocku.ca

    Phishing Email: 
    Subject: Brock University Helpdesk
    Your e-ID Anti Virus Anti Virus shield expires October 19, 2016 22:47:13. You will not be able to access your account if the shield security is not activated.
    You are strongly encouraged to activate the shield security immediately with your with your @brocku.ca email password.
    Click on Brocku.ca Update and complete the requested details so as to keep your account active.
    Brocku Helpdesk
    Brock University
    2016 Brocku Intellectual Property.
    If you have any questions or problems, please see the Anti Virus FAQ or contact the Information Technology Help Desk.

     

     

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  • Recent Phishing Attempt. Subject: Re: Important Course Error Alert

    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.

    Please note that Brock will never send emails asking for your personal information.

    If you identify an email you think is a phishing attack, or you are concerned you may have fallen victim, contact the service desk at x4357 or email us at itsecurity@brocku.ca

    Phishing Email: 
    Subject: RE: Important Course Error Alert
    Dear user:
    Your faculty admin posted 2 messages on your blackboard learning.
    Click the URL below to read your messages now.
    https://brocku.ca/jcordes/blackboard/myportal/default.asp?login=andy@brocku.ca/7636343
    Above URL will expire in 30 minute after email has been read.
    Thanks

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  • Recent Phishing Attempt. Subject: Brock University Update!!!

    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.

    Please note that Brock will never send emails asking for your personal information.

    If you identify an email you think is a phishing attack, or you are concerned you may have fallen victim, contact the service desk at x4357 or email us at itsecurity@brocku.ca

    Phishing Email: 
    Subject: Brock University Update!!!
    Your Campus e-ID Anti Virus shield expires October 20, 2016 18:47:13. You will not be able to access your account if the shield security is not activated.
    You are strongly encouraged to activate the shield security immediately with your with your CampusID@brocku.ca account.
    Click on Brock Anti Virus and complete the requested details so as to keep your account active.
    Regards,
    Webmail Helpdesk
    Brock University
    2016 Brocku Intellectual Property.
    If you have any questions or problems, please see the Anti Virus FAQ or contact the Information Technology Help Desk.

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  • Recent Phishing Attempt. Subject: Help Desk

    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.

    Please note that Brock will never send emails asking for your personal information.

    If you identify an email you think is a phishing attack, or you are concerned you may have fallen victim, contact the service desk at x4357 or email us at itsecurity@brocku.ca

    Phishing Email: 
    Subject: RE: HelpDesk
    Dear User,
    Your mailbox has exceeded the storage limit, which is 10 GB
    as indicated by the administrator, is currently running on 10.9GB, may
    not be able to send or receive new messages until
    when you re-validate your mailbox.
    Click here to re-validate
    Thanks
    Admin Help Desk.

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  • Recent Phishing Attempt. Subject: Your monthly payment was declined.

    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.

    Please note that Brock will never send emails asking for your personal information.

    If you identify an email you think is a phishing attack, or you are concerned you may have fallen victim, contact the service desk at x4357 or email us at itsecurity@brocku.ca

    Phishing Email: 
    Subject: Your monthly payment was declined.
    Dear user,
    Your monthly payment was recently declined. The decline could be due to insufficient funds, card expired, etc.
    Since you haven’t provided us new billing information yet, we thought we’d remind you to please provide us with updated billing information to avoid any billing problems with your account.
    Review account information

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  • Recent Phishing Attempt. Subject: RE: Admin notice

    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.

    Please note that Brock will never send emails asking for your personal information.

    If you identify an email you think is a phishing attack, or you are concerned you may have fallen victim, contact the service desk at x4357 or email us at itsecurity@brocku.ca

    Phishing Email: 
    Subject: RE: Admin notice
    Dear Customer/User,
    You will not be able to send/receive more emails until you visit the below helpdesk portal link to restore/confirm your email access.
    CLICK  HERE
    System Administrator
    201.286.2331

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  • Recent Phishing Attempt. Subject: RE: Account notice

    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.

    Please note that Brock will never send emails asking for your personal information.

    If you identify an email you think is a phishing attack, or you are concerned you may have fallen victim, contact the service desk at x4357 or email us at itsecurity@brocku.ca

    Phishing Email: 
    Subject: RE: Account notice
    Your Mail Box Exceeded it storage limit CLICK HERE TO UNBLOCK Fill and click SUBMIT for more space or you won’t be able to send/receive Mail.

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  • Recent Phishing Attempt. Subject: RE: OIT Web Service Alert

    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.

    Please note that Brock will never send emails asking for your personal information.

    If you identify an email you think is a phishing attack, or you are concerned you may have fallen victim, contact the service desk at x4357 or email us at itsecurity@brocku.ca

    Phishing Email: 
    Subject: RE: OIT Web Service Alert
    IT Administrator has currently upgraded all mailboxes (size to 20.0GB). Please upgrade your account by Simply Click Here To Expand
    Helpdesk.

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  • Recent Phishing Attempt. Subject: RE: Validate Account

    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.

    Please note that Brock will never send emails asking for your personal information.

    If you identify an email you think is a phishing attack, or you are concerned you may have fallen victim, contact the service desk at x4357 or email us at itsecurity@brocku.ca

    Phishing Email: 
    Account Update Validification’s CLICK HERE TO UNBLOCK Fill and click SUBMIT for more space or you won’t be able to send/receive Mail.

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