Georgia Highlands College RSS Information Security Georgia Highlands College RSS Information Security Fri, 03 Feb 2012 03:19:47 +0000 en hourly 1 <![CDATA[Phishing Scam - RE:]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2015 21:20:19 +0000 Richard Davis The following is a phishing scam first reported to us on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. An example of the message follows:

Dear Valued user,
Take note of this important update that our new web mail has been improved with a new messaging system from Owa/outlook which also include faster usage on email, shared calendar,web-documents and the new 2015 anti-spam version. Please use the link below to complete your update for our new Owa/outlook improved web mail.
IT Service Desk Support
CBRE Limited, Registered Office: St Martin's Court, 10 Paternoster Row, London, EC4M 7HP, registered in England and Wales No. 3536032. Regulated by the RICS and an appointed representative of CBRE Indirect Investment Services Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. This communication is from CBRE Limited or one of its associated/subsidiary companies. This communication contains information which is confidential and may be privileged. If you are not the intended recipient, please contact the sender immediately. Any use of its contents is strictly prohibited and you must not copy, send or disclose it, or rely on its contents in any way whatsoever. Reasonable care has been taken to ensure that this communication (and any attachments or hyperlinks contained within it) is free from computer viruses. No responsibility is accepted by CBRE Limited or its associated/subsidiary companies and the recipient should carry out any appropriate virus checks.

Please do NOT respond to this email or click any links contained within. If you have already done so, please immediately change your account credentials via, and submit a ticket to
Phishing scams of this type will normally redirect you to a form and ask you for personal information which could be used for identity theft or other illegal purposes, or may contain attachments or lead to compromised websites that will install malware onto your computer.
Please remember that GHC ITS will never ask you for your account credentials, and we will never direct you to an external ( website for any account-related activities. Please also note that a common way to spot phishing scams is via poor grammar and use of incorrect language.
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