Tag: Malware

This event describes an attempt to install malware on a computer, either via email, shared file, or physical means (USB drive, memory card)

“Urgent Action Required” Emails are Fraudulent

Many users are receiving emails with the subject of “Urgent Action Required”. These emails are fraudulent. The content of the email suggests there is a problem with their account and incoming emails will be “placed on hold”. Various methods are…

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Employee Audit/Review Emails are Fraudulent

The end of the year saw a rash of fraudulent emails arrive on campus suggesting that an employee review or audit document was attached to them. The subjects varied from “Employee Audits” to “Employee Review” to “Employee Performance Appraisal”. These…

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“Employee Performance Appraisial” Emails are Fraudulent

Many users have received emails with “shared files” and subjects that read “Employee Performance Appraisial”. These are fraudulent and the links in them point to potentially malicious documents posted on Google Docs. The content of the email is posted below:…

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Job “opportunities” from Kimble Group

Emails purporting to inform the recipient of available jobs related to their field or interests from a company called “Kimble Group” appear to be suspect. The emails are generally poorly worded, include incorrect grammar, incorrect personal information (wrong names), and…

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