Latest Security Threats at GHC
|05-16-2013||Phishing Scam - Thanks for your Walmart.com Order xxxxxxx-xxxxxx|
Please see below -- this is a phishing scam reported to us on Thursday, May 16, 2013. Please do not respond to the email or click any links contained within! If you have already responded, please contact GHC ITS immediately.
These emails contain a subject entitled "Thanks for your Walmart.com Order" followed by a random order number such as "9869677-005452." Unlike many of the phishing scams we've seen lately, the email is well crafted and appears legit at first glance.
|05-01-2013||Phishing Scam - Apple ID|
A new phishing scam targeting Apple IDs is now in the wild. If you receive an email purporting to be from “Apple Security”, please do NOT click any links within the email. If you need to check your Apple ID or make any changes to your account, always go to the website directly and never via any links sent in emails.
More detailed information is available from Trend Micro via this link:
An example of the email text is shown below. As is often the case, the email uses incorrect grammar.
We inform you that your account is about to expire in less than 48
hours, it is imperative to conduct an audit of your information to
this, otherwise your session using your Apple ID and password.
Why you email he sent?
The sending of this email applies when the expiry date of your
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