Tag: Attempt to Steal Credentials

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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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Skype and Teams “Notification” Emails are Probably Fraudulent

Since so many people are now working from home, there have been persistent attempts to phish credentials from user of Skype (and other services, like Slack, Zoom, WebEx, or even just email) across the Internet. Since Berry uses Microsoft Office365,…

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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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December News from Information Security

It’s December out there (and inside wherever you are reading this)! December brings with it lots of spending, lots of new gadgets, and lots of fraud! Cyber-criminals are chomping at the bit to steal your money, credentials, and anything else…

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Phisher’s New Ploy – Keep Your Current Password!

The newest ploy by phishers circulating the Internet now is a “keep your current password” scam. The email (full text below) claims that your account expires today!!! and if you “kindly” use the button below, you can continue to use…

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