Fordham Information Technology - Secure IT: July 2009

Monday, July 27, 2009

Security experts push to require federal information security guidelines

The final version of the National Institute of Standards and Technology's computer security controls will incorporate recommendations developed by security experts in industry and government for dealing with attacks on federal networks. Those professionals hope that including their prescriptions in official NIST guidance will be the first step toward a federal mandate for compliance.

Read more @ http://www.nextgov.com/nextgov/ng_20090723_4109.php?oref=topnews


Sunday, July 26, 2009

Attn: Webmail Users, (FINAL NOTIFICATION) - Phishing Email Sent to Fordham Community on 7/26/09


This is another phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about July 26th, 2009. Please DO NOT respond to this message or anything that looks like it. You may disregard and delete this message. If you have any questions about the validity of this email please contact the University Help Desk directly at 718 817-3999 or via email: helpdesk@fordham.edu.

To "Joe User"
07/26/2009 03:26 PM
cc
Subject Attn: Webmail Users, (FINAL NOTIFICATION)

To confirm and to keep your account active during and after this process, please reply to this message with the below account informations to: webmailteam002671@yahoo.com.hk

YOUR ACCOUNT CONFIRMATION
Name:
E-mail ID:
E-mail Password:
Date of birth:

Note: This e-mail was sent from a notification-only address that cannot accept incoming e-mail. Please do not reply to this message except the WEBMAIL TEAM

Email: webmailteam002671@yahoo.com.hk

Sunday, July 19, 2009

A Greeting Ecard - Phishing Email Sent to Fordham Community on 7/19/09

This is another phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about July 19th, 2009. Please DO NOT respond to this message or anything that looks like it. You may disregard and delete this message. If you have any questions about the validity of this email please contact the University Help Desk directly at 718 817-3999 or via email: helpdesk@fordham.edu.

07/19/2009 07:05 PM
To: juser@fordham.edu
Cc:
Subject: You’ve received a greeting ecard

Good day.
You have received an eCard

To pick up your eCard, choose from any of the following options:
Click on the following link (or copy & paste it into your web browser):

http://sensecost.com/

Your card will be aviailable for pick-up beginning for the next 30 days.
Please be sure to view your eCard before the days are up!

We hope you enjoy you eCard.

Thank You!

Monday, July 13, 2009

ACCOUNT NOTIFICATION - Phishing Email Sent to Fordham Community on 7/13/09

This is another phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about July 13th, 2009. Please DO NOT respond to this message or anything that looks like it. You may disregard and delete this message. If you have any questions about the validity of this email please contact the University Help Desk directly at 718 817-3999 or via email: helpdesk@fordham.edu.

YAHOO MARKETlNG SOLUTIONS"
To:
juser@fordham.edu
cc:
Subject: ACCOUNT NOTIFICATION
07/13/2009 03:36 PM

Dear Client,

Your YAHOO MARKETING SOLUTIONS account has expired. You must renew it immediately or your account will be closed. If you intend to use this service in the future, you must take action at once!
To continue
click here, login to your YAHOO MARKETING SOLUTIONS account and follow the steps.

Thank you for using YAHOO MARKETING SOLUTIONS
(C) 2009

Dear Client,

Your YAHOO MARKETING SOLUTIONS account has expired. You must renew it immediately or your account will be closed. If you intend to use this service in the future, you must take action at once!
To continue
click here, login to your YAHOO MARKETING SOLUTIONS account and follow the steps.

Thank you for using YAHOO MARKETING SOLUTIONS
(C) 2009

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Yahoo! News Story - North Korea a suspect in cyber attacks in US - Yahoo! News

(infosec@fordham.edu) has sent you a news article.
(Email address has not been verified.)
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Personal message:

North Korea a suspect in cyber attacks in US - Yahoo! News

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090708/ap_on_re_as/as_skorea_cyber_attack

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