Posts Tagged ‘Email’


January 22, 2014 Phishing Report

January 22, 2014 Phishing Report

January 22nd, 2014

(click to enlarge image) The first link in this phishing attempt directs you to third party website where it captures a user’s credit card information and downloads malware in the background.   (click to enlarge image) This second phishing attempt directs you to a web portal which asks for your student account information. The number […]


January 7, 2014 Phishing Report

January 7, 2014 Phishing Report

January 7th, 2014

This is the latest phishing email reported to the Information Security Office. Clicking the link directs you to enter your credentials into a form. Don’t forget, Loyola will never send you an email containing a link to provide your username and password. As always, if you receive a suspicious email, forward it to datasecurity@luc.edu.


December 11, 2013 Phishing Report

December 11, 2013 Phishing Report

December 11th, 2013

This is the latest phishing email reported to the Information Security Office. Clicking the link directs you to enter your credentials into a form. Don’t forget, Loyola will never send you an email containing a link to provide your username and password. As always, if you receive a suspicious email, forward it to datasecurity@luc.edu.


December 10, 2013 Phishing Report

December 10, 2013 Phishing Report

December 10th, 2013

This is the latest phishing email reported to the Information Security Office. Clicking the link directs you to enter your credentials into a form. Don’t forget, Loyola will never send you an email containing a link to provide your username and password. As always, if you receive a suspicious email, forward it to datasecurity@luc.edu.


December 8, 2013 Phishing Report

December 8, 2013 Phishing Report

December 8th, 2013

This is the latest phishing email reported to the Information Security Office. Clicking the link directs you to enter your credentials into a form. Don’t forget, Loyola will never send you an email containing a link to provide your username and password. As always, if you receive a suspicious email, forward it to datasecurity@luc.edu.


Reducing Spam

Reducing Spam

December 5th, 2013

What is spam? Spam is the electronic version of “junk mail.” The term spam refers to unsolicited, often unwanted, email messages. Spam does not necessarily contain viruses—valid messages from legitimate sources could fall into this category. How can you reduce the amount of spam? There are some steps you can take to significantly reduce the […]


Beware: Increase in Malicious Emails – Updated!

November 12th, 2013

Loyola community, The UISO has been informed of several new incoming emails with malicious attachments.


Adobe: Hacked!

Adobe: Hacked!

October 4th, 2013

  Adobe has long been one of the premier providers of audio, video, and graphic editing software. Recently they have made the cloud an essential part of their business strategy, moving most of its services to subscription based platforms. Cyber attackers delivered a major blow to the company yesterday as Adobe announced that an intrusion […]