Current Cyber Security Alerts
November 28 – Phishing/ “Earn while dong what you love: Shopping”
The email from Lisa Mack with the subject line “Earn while dong what you love: Shopping” is a phishing scheme. Please delete.
October 31 – Phishing/ Ransom email – Password must be changed
Claim: A number of people have reported receiving an email claiming that a programmer hacked your password and for a certain fee they will solve your problem.
Facts: They do not have your password. They may have an old one from a breach 5 years ago.
What to do: Do not open or click on anything. Report to IT. If it is a password you still use, make sure you change it on any site by using each site’s password reset utility. Report to IT at firstname.lastname@example.org
October 22 – Extortion Emails –
We recently have had a number of people receive extortion emails stating the bad guys have your password and will send incriminating emails to everyone in your contact lists. Ignore these emails, this is a hoax. Please contact email@example.com with any questions.
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