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  • OUCH! Newsletter – Securing Your Mobile Devices

    July 12th, 2021

    by Jim Pardonek

    Overview Mobile devices are an amazing and easy way to communicate with friends, shop or bank online, watch movies, play games, and perform a myriad of other activities. Since these devices are such an important part of your life, it is essential to keep you and your devices safe and secure. Securing Your Devices It […]


    Phishing Scam – JOB OPENINGS

    July 7th, 2021

    by Jim Pardonek

    The latest phishing is one of the more common ones that attempts to get you to email your banking information to the scammer in exchange for a non-existent job.  The way these work is that they “hire” you and ask for your routing and account number so that you can get “paid”.  The scammer then […]


    Phishing Scam – “Information request” – June 25, 2021

    June 25th, 2021

    by Christopher Campbell

    Below is the most recent phishing email we have seen. Similar to past emails, this scam attempts to trick users into responding and eventually disclosing personal information. Users should delete it right away. If you have any questions about this or any email, before you act on the email, please call or email the ITS […]


    Phishing Email Impersonating Fr. Regan

    Phishing Email Impersonating Fr. Regan

    June 17th, 2021

    by Jim Pardonek

    Several staff and faculty have received an email that appears to be From Fr. Regan who recently transitioned from Loyola University Chicago to Fordham University.  Although the email appears legitmate, the email address is misspelled. Rather than the correct spelling “Jesuit” it is spelled “jesiut”.  The email appears as below. Although there is no malicious […]


    Phishing Scam – “Luc New FaxMail Received” – June 15, 2021

    June 15th, 2021

    by Christopher Campbell

    Below is the most recent phishing email we have seen. This scam attempts to trick users into opening an attachment, which then asks for login information. Users should delete any similar messages without opening any attachments or links. If you have any questions about this or any email, before you act on the email, please […]


    OUCH! Newsletter – Securely Using Mobile Apps

    June 10th, 2021

    by Jim Pardonek

    Overview Mobile devices, such as tablets, smartphones, and smartwatches, have become one of the primary technologies we use in both our personal and professional lives. What makes these devices so powerful are the thousands of apps we can choose from. These apps enable us to be more productive, communicate and share with others, train and […]


    Phishing Scam – “Pet Sitting Position” – June 1, 2021

    June 1st, 2021

    by Christopher Campbell

    Below is the most recent phishing email we have seen. Similar to past emails, this scam attempts to trick users into responding and eventually disclosing personal information. Users should not click any links in this email and should delete it right away. If you have any questions about this or any email, before you act […]


    2021 May UISO Newsletter

    May 14th, 2021

    by Aleksandra Stosovic

    6 Zoom Tips to Make Your Meetings More Secure Send out Meeting Invites One good practice to implement is to send attendees meeting invites. You can do this through Microsoft Outlook. This will give you more control over who can attend your meeting or webinar. In Microsoft Outlook, attendees can RSVP so you’ll have a […]


    OUCH! Newsletter: Vishing — Phone Call Attacks and Scams

    May 13th, 2021

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    Overview When you think of a cyber criminal you probably think of an evil mastermind sitting behind a computer, launching sophisticated attacks over the internet. While some of today’s cyber criminals do use advanced technologies, many simply use the phone to trick their victims. There are two big advantages to using a phone: Unlike other […]


    Phishing Scam – “Process Has Begun By Our Administrator To Upgrade Your Account” – April 14, 2021

    April 22nd, 2021

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    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 […]