Tag: Seen at Berry

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“Complaint” Emails are Fraudulent

UPDATED (4/28/2020): A new variation on this phishing theme in these days of remote meetings is an email that invites you to a Zoom meeting with HR to discuss a matter important to your employment (first quarter review, personnel issue, contract…

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COVID-19/Novel Coronavirus Information Security Precautions

NOTICE! Further updates to this page will be announced on the Berry OIT social media platforms. We’re on Facebook (@BerryCollegeOIT), Twitter (@berryoit), and Instagram (@berrycollegeoit). Please check back here often, as tactics will change almost daily based on new events…

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“Berry College statement” emails are fraudulent

Information Security has received numerous reports about emails with the subject of “Berry College statement” and purporting to have information about your “annual bonus” and “head office correction”. These are fraudulent and the while the email claims the link open…

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“Outlook Warning” Email is Fraudulent

Information Security has received reports of phishing emails that try to convince the user they can no longer sign in to their email, and consequently cannot send or receive emails. An example is shown below. Note the poor spacing, grammar…

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Course Evaluation Emails Are Real

It’s that time of year. A chance for students to evaluate the courses they have taken this semester. A chance to give some constructive feedback (or vent). Students if you received an email requesting you evaluate your courses, this is…

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“Sextortion” Emails Still Plaguing the Campus

It’s been almost a year since I first posted about “sextortion” emails that attempt to convince you that someone has hacked your computer and recorded you watching pornography. The campus continues to get all kinds of variations on this scam,…

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Emails about a “Ethical Conduct Program for Berry College Employees” is fraudulent

Some users have received an email from a non-Berry email address that purports to be from President Briggs. The email describes an “ethical conduct program” that all employees must follow, details of which is contained in the attached document. The…

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