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NCSAM 2020

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Visit our NCSAM 2020 site to learn about our activities planned during October

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Phish – Subject: Quick Request

New phish reported. Please ignore and delete this message.  From: XXXX <> Subject: Quick Request Date: November 10, 2020 at 6:50:00 PM EST To: Get back to me with your available text number I can reach you at. — Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor of Biology

Phish – I need you to do something for me right ASAP

Another phish reported. Please ignore and delete From: XXXX XXXX <> Date: Wed, Nov 4, 2020 at 9:54 AM Subject: To: <> Good Morning, How are you doing? I need you to do something for me right ASAP. I am in a meeting I won’t be able to pick or make a call. Let me…

Phish – There’s something I need you to do.

Another gift card scam phish reported. Please ignore and delete.  From: Kathryn Foster <> Date: Thu, Oct 8, 2020 at 8:29 AM Subject: To: <> Hello good day, kindly drop me your cell phone number to send text message,There’s something I need you to do. Kathryn Foster President.


New Scam/phish reported From: Constanza Escobar Lagos (Alumno) <> Date: Thu, Sep 10, 2020 at 7:09 PM Subject: CAMPUS NEWS. (JOB OPPORTUNITY) To: Good Day ! We are notifying you about a part time position. A Job that will not affect your present employment or studies, fun and rewarding. You get to make up to…

Phish – Subject: Condolences

Phishing message report. Sent from 3rd party using sendgrid to spoof accounts. The event has been reported.    Subject: Condolences To: It is with sadness in my heart i announce the death of my daughter and best friend Julie XXXX XXXX. Julie died on the 7th of September after her long battle with Leukemia.…

August 2020 Security Patches

Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday addressed 120 vulnerabilities.  17 are critical severity rated, with two zero days addressed.  The first allows attackers to bypass security features to load files, and the second affects the Internet Explorer scripting engine, allowing attackers to execute code. Both zero days are actively exploited and one is publicly disclosed. Additional information can…