Archive for December, 2017


“Email Security Advisory” – Phishing Scam, December, 29, 2017

December 29th, 2017

Below is the most recent phishing email and website we have seen. The noticeable flaw in this email is that is mentions Chicago State University in the body of the email. Similar to past emails, this scam attempts to trick users into entering personal account information (e.g. username/password). Users should not click any links in […]


1.4 Billion Clear Text Credentials Found On The Dark Web

December 22nd, 2017

ITS was recently notified by that several thousand luc.edu accounts were listed as part of the 1.4 billion aggregate database of usernames and clear text passwords that was found in an underground community forum. What is it? As hackers accumulate login and password information from phishing scams and other means, they generally either sell this […]


“Loyola Today: Email Security Advisory” – Phishing Scam – December 12, 2017

December 12th, 2017

Below is the most recent phishing email and website we have seen.  Similar to past emails, this scam attempts to trick users into entering personal account information (e.g. username/password). Users should not click any links in this email and should delete it right away. As a reminder, Loyola will never ask for your password or […]


OUCH! December Edition – Lock Down Your Login

OUCH! December Edition – Lock Down Your Login

December 6th, 2017

Folks, We are excited to announce the December issue of OUCH! This month, led by Guest Editor Tiffany Schoenike, we cover Lock Down Your Login. Numerous reports, analysis and findings all point to the same conclusion. One of the most effective steps you can take to protect your online lives is enable two-factor authentication whenever […]