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The Information Technology Security Program intends to protect Internet and Information Technology systems resources and assure their availability to support all of the College’s operations.

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Phish – “Faculty&Staff Evaluation”

Another shared document from an external compromised account phish. This is not from the President… Please ignore and delete similar messages.

Phish – Subject: Failure Error Messages

Phish reported July 30, 2020. Please ignore and delete these  messages From: IT-Operation-Check <tsururunnext@sv3123.xserver.jp> Date: Thu, Jul 30, 2020 at 12:55 AM Subject: (12) Failure Error Messages – To: XXXX Tcnj Cloud {12} mails has failed to load and Released to inbox as a result of SSL server error on xxxx@tcnj.edu Reload status below to…

Phish – Subject: UNIVERSITY NEWS!!!

New phish reported. Please ignore and delete. Subject: UNIVERSITY NEWS!!! To: XXXX Good Day! We are notifying you about a part time position. One of our institution’s Alumni (Mrs Jessica) needs a part time pet_sitter to care for her lovely pet dog for nine hours every week. She offers to pay Five hundred dollars weekly.…

Phish – Subject: Special Request

New gift card scam reported Subject: Special Request Good morning XXX, I’m planning to surprise some of the staffs with gifts during this unprecedented health crises, your confidentiality will be appreciated. However, i need you to get a purchase done. Email me once you get this. XXX Dean of the XXX XXX@tcnj.edu Sent from my…

Zoom Privacy and Security

Zoom has received a lot of media attention over the past few weeks due to its sudden surge in popularity. It is important to note that TCNJ has a service contract with Zoom, which makes our Zoom instance significantly different than the free version. Zoom has quickly pushed out updates to address reported vulnerabilities, usually…

Phish – Subject: Action Required!

Another phishing message reported. Please ignore and delete the message.  From: IT Alert <bmarrazzo@meridianpartnersny.com> Date: Fri, Apr 3, 2020 at 8:27 PM Subject: Action Required! To: XXXX Hi Hope you’re doing well! IT Department wanted to check in with you and see whether you have had a chance to update your email. Kindly reply to get a…

NCSAM 2019 Training

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. We have sent out our annual security training. Also be on the look out for phishing messages. Report suspicious messages to phish@tcnj.edu Additional information about our training program can be found at https://security.tcnj.edu/program/security-awareness-training/

Subject: Sorry…

The following scam message has been reported. Your account was not hacked. The attacker is spoofing their from address to look like it came from your account to extort money from you. Subject: Sorry: xxxxx@tcnj.edu was hacked.. To: <xxxxx@tcnj.edu> Hello, My name is XXXXX I am known on the darknet I am an experienced software…

Scam – Subject: Hey

There have been numerous reports of the following suspicious message. It is probably from a compromised account. Please ignore and delete the message From: Louise <louise.jirzik@campus.mccd.edu> Date: Fri, Sep 27, 2019 at 1:01 AM Subject: Hey To: <xxxx@tcnj.edu> Hi, This is an important public service announcement concerning our future well being. I found this information…

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