Archive for April, 2015

April 28th, 2015 Phishing Report

April 28th, 2015

Beware of a new phishing attempt going around asking users to follow a link to access some e-mail messages. The Information Security Office has received many notifications of this e-mail floating around. The e-mail format is as follows: “Subject: Re: Urgent/Important Maintainance Dear, In regards to the ongoing maintainance. Some of your important messages […]

April 13th, 2015 Phishing Report

April 13th, 2015

Be on the lookout for a new phishing campaign that is targeting email credentials.  Information Technology Services will never request your password, user ID, or any other credentials.  When in doubt, take no action and contact your IT department or Helpdesk through previously-established channels.  The fraudulent email will be similar to the following:   From: […]

April Edition of OUCH!: Passphrases

April 1st, 2015

SANS has released their April edition of OUCH!, covering passphrases, and why they are better than passwords. “We are excited to announce the April issue of OUCH! This month, led by Guest Editor Guy Bruneau, we cover passphrases.  Specifically, what passphrases are, why they are better than passwords and how to use them securely.  As always, […]