Georgia Highlands College RSS Information Security Georgia Highlands College RSS Information Security Fri, 03 Feb 2012 03:19:47 +0000 en hourly 1 <![CDATA[Storage limit exceeded]]> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 10:35:07 +0000 Mike Peterson The following is a phishing scam first reported to us on Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015. An example of the message follows:

From: "Hansen, Brian"

Date: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 10:22 AM

Subject: Storage limit exceeded

Storage limit exceeded

Your webmail account has used 91% of its allowable storage space.

Once your account exceeds the allowable storage space you will be unable to receive any email.

Click Resolve to login to your account and resolve this issue.

Support Desk


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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