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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: 

     

    From: Lisa Matthews [mailto:mattlis@bvu.edu]
    Sent: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 5:10 PM
    To: info@live.edu
    Cc: info@live.edu
    Subject: HELP DESK
    Your Brock University  e-mail account was Attended to be LOGIN today by Unknown IP address: 103.240.180.228, click on the Administrator link below and LOGIN to validate and verify your e-mail account or your account will be temporary block for sending more messages. CLICK LINK  BELOW: https://form.myjotform.com/60895998827583
    Thank you”
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    Categories: Cyber Security

  • Recent Phishing Attempt. Subject: Important Message from ITS

    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: 

    From: ITS Helpdesk

    Subject: Important Message from ITS

    Dear OWA User

    We received your request at 8.19AM March 28th 2016 to delete your OWA Mailbox permanently. Please reconfirm your request by choosing either of the two options below. If you fail to click on Option1 we will have no other choice than to delete your OWA Mailbox permanently.

    1. Click here to continue using our service (log in your details)

    2. Click here to discontinue using our service.

    Note : Please DO NOT change your Password after the verification so we can Update your BrockU OWA Mailbox.

     

    Yours Sincerely,

    BrockU Helpdesk

     

    Tags:
    Categories: Cyber Security