Georgia Highlands College RSS Information Security https://www.highlands.edu Georgia Highlands College RSS Information Security Fri, 03 Feb 2012 03:19:47 +0000 en hourly 1 http://www.highlands.edu/site/rss/?feed=12 <![CDATA[Storage limit exceeded]]> https://www.highlands.edu/site/index.php?ghc=is-threatwatch-view&id=592 Tue, 18 Aug 2015 10:35:07 +0000 Mike Peterson https://www.highlands.edu/site/index.php?ghc=is-threatwatch-view&id=592 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 mypassword.highlands.edu, and submit a ticket to rt@highlands.edu.
 
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 (non-highlands.edu) 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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<![CDATA[RE: MICROSOFT EMAIL FOR STAFF MIGRATION]]> https://www.highlands.edu/site/index.php?ghc=is-threatwatch-view&id=562 Tue, 02 Jun 2015 10:09:39 +0000 Mike Peterson https://www.highlands.edu/site/index.php?ghc=is-threatwatch-view&id=562 The following is a phishing scam first reported to us on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. An example of the message follows:

From: Murphy, Michele
Sent: Tuesday, June 02, 2015 9:40 AM
To: Murphy, Michele
Subject: MICROSOFT EMAIL FOR STAFF MIGRATION‏‏‏‏‏‏
 
Dear Staff ,
 
 
We are migrating all staff email accounts into Staff Outlook 2015 office web mail and as such all active staff are to verify and Log in for the upgrade and migration to take effect now. This is done to improve the security and efficiency due to recent spam mails received.
 
Please all Staff Click HERE Switch to Outlook Webmail 2015 for Staff
 
Note that, after circulating this switching to Outlook is for all email service in this service and if not done, we will start deactivating and deleting unverified and inactive email accounts without any further notice that did not migrate in the next 24 hours.
PLEASE DO AS ADVISE ABOVE.
 
Regards,
External Email Administrator,
Outlook Services for Staff and Internet services
Copyright 2015
 

 
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 mypassword.highlands.edu, and submit a ticket to rt@highlands.edu.
 
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 (non-highlands.edu) 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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