Fordham Information Technology - Secure IT: July 2012

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Java based Malware - Learn how to pretect yourself


Summary:
Microsoft is offering advice on how to protect yourself from Java-based malware. The instructions are simple: either update it, disable it, or just uninstall it completely.


Friday, July 20, 2012

IMPORTANT NOTICE!!! - Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 7/20/2012

This is another Phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about July 20th, 2012. 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: Recipients 
From: "Fordham IT Help Desk" 
Date: 07/20/2012 10:31AM
Subject: IMPORTANT NOTICE!!!

School Logo
Your Fordham Email account has been reported for numerous spams Activities from a foreign ip recently. As a result you may not be able to receive or send new mail.
However, you might not be the one promoting this Spam, as your e-mail account might have been compromised. To protect your account from sending spam mails, You are to confirm your true ownership of this account by following this link below, fill the form and login again.

http://www.123contactform.com/form-356070/Fordham-University

Failure to do this will violate the Fordham IT Policies .This will render your account inactive.
NOTE!!: You will be sent a password (Private Code) reset message in next seven (7) working days after undergoing this process for Security reasons.
The office of Information Security will keep this updated if information should change, but we encourage all users to run their updates after the expected release of this patch.

Authorised by: Frank J. Sirianni, Ph.D. ,
Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Office of the Vice President and CIO
Fordham University
Dealy Hall, Room 118
441 E Fordham Rd
Bronx, NY 10458
©2012 Fordham University
Rose Hill Campus Bronx, NY 10458. (718) 817-1000
Lincoln Center Campus New York, NY 10023. (212) 636-6000
Westchester Campus West Harrison, NY 10604. (914) 367-3426

Monday, July 16, 2012

Intuit Payroll Processing request - Malicious Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 7/16/2012

This is another Malicious email that has been reported. This message was received on or about July 16th, 2012. 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.

Subject: Intuit Payroll Processing request.

From: "LinkedIn Communication"

To: user@fordham.edu

Date: 07/16/2012 09:58 AM

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

You have outstanding UPS invoices - Scam Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 7/10/2012

This is another malicious email that has been reported. This message was received on or about July 10th, 2012. Please DO NOT click the links within, 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 IT Customer Care Center directly at 718 817-3999 or via email: helpit@fordham.edu.

From: "Donnie Parker" USPS_Shipping_Services@usps.com
To: user@fordham.edu
Date: 07/10/2012 12:30 PM

Subject: You have outstanding UPS invoices.
This is an automatically generated email Please do not reply to this email address.

Dear UPS Customer,

New invoice(invoices) are available for download in UPS billing center. Do not forget that your UPS invoices should be paid within 28 days so as not to incur any additional charges.

Please surf to the UPS Billing Center to download and pay your invoice.

Find out more about UPS:
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Explore UPS Freight Services
Learn About UPS Companies
Sign Up For Additional Email From UPS
Read our official blog

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For more information on UPS's privacy practices, refer to the UPS Privacy Policy.
Please do not reply directly to this e-mail. UPS will not receive any reply message.
For questions or comments, visit Contact UPS.

This communication contains proprietary information and may be confidential. If you are not the intended recipient, the reading, copying, disclosure or other use of the contents of this e-mail is strictly prohibited and you are instructed to please delete this e-mail immediately.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

College Collaborative Networks - Rams - Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 7/10/2012

 

This is another Phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about July 10th, 2012. 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.
 
From "Jeff Kitson" jkitson@wikinets.org
To: HelpIT@fordham.edu
Date: 07/10/2012 12:57 AM
Subject: College Collaborative Networks - Rams

July 9, 2012

Dear Rams,

The College Collaborative Networks at http://www.ccnets.org is now open for sign up (choose 'Fordham').

While a social network is for sharing of personal news and events, a college collaborative network is for sharing of resources (including data, knowledge and tools) among its members (faculty, staff, students and alumni). In the simplest case members can collaborate to create a comprehensive repository of resources. As specific needs arise further collaborations among individual members can spin off more collaborative networks.

With a free membership you are entitled to share, and contribute, resources in the network, and connect to other networks including various knowledge collaborative networks across campuses. You are also entitled to create your own collaborative networks of any kind so others can join.

We look forward to your participation!

Sincerely,
Jeff Kitson
jkitson@ccnets.org
College Collaborative Networks

We apologize if you recevive multiple copies of this message; to unscubscribe please mailto:unsubscribe-cc@wikinets.org.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Job ad - see details! Sent through Search engine - Scam Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 7/5/2012

This is another malicious email that has been reported. This message was received on or about July 5th, 2012. Please DO NOT click the links within, 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 IT Customer Care Center directly at 718 817-3999 or via email: helpit@fordham.edu.

To: user@fordham.edu
From: user@fordham.edu
Date: 07/05/2012 12:30PM
Subject: Job ad - see details! Sent through Search engine

We have an excellent opportunity for an apprentice applicant to join a rapidly expanding company.
An at home Key Account Manager Position (Ref: 29444-735/7HR) is a great opportunity for stay at home parents or anyone who wants to work in the comfort of their own home.
This is a genuine offer and not to be confused with scams!
The successful candidate must have the ability to handle calls efficiently whilst maintaining the highest levels of customer service and being courteous.
Applicants must have an excellent telephone manner, have a friendly approach, excellent communication skills and be computer literate.
You must have the ability to type and talk at the same time to customers,
as you will be taking customer details over the phone and inputting data onto company database.
Requirements: computer with Internet access, valid email address, good typing skills.
If you fit the above description and meet the requirements, please apply to this ad stating your location.
You will be processing orders from your computer. How much you earn is up to you.
The average is in the region of US$600- US$750.00 per week, depending on whether you work full or part time.
If you would like more information, please contact us stating where you are located and our job reference number - 29444-735/7HR.
Please only SERIOUS applicants.
Our contacts: Max@guideusajob.com,Thank You!

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Malware writers adopt 'a la carte' development approach - IT News from V3.co.uk

Malware writers adopt 'a la carte' development approach - IT News from V3.co.uk

Criminals are not going to make it easy for us. We ALL need to be secure. This means you too!!!

Helpdesk Upgrade - Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 7/3/2012

This is another Phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about July 3rd, 2012. 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.

From: Frank B. Ureno
Date: Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 11:40 AM
Subject: Helpdesk Upgrade
To:



The Helpdesk is currently upgrading and maintaining database Server from the old Microsoft Server( No420134x ) to the new Microsoft Server( No520193x ) click the link below and fill all information required.
https://docs.google.com/a/goliadcountytx.gov/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dGttTFREX2I5YWkwZW1hUXVLVmc5eXc6MQ
Thank You
Helpdesk Upgrade Team

Recruitment in the airline company - Malicious Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 7/3/2012

This is a malicious email that has been reported. This message was received on July 3rd, 2012. Please DO NOT open 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. 


From: user@fordham.edu
To: user@fordham.edu
Date: 07/03/2012 09:32 AM
Subject: Recruitment in the airline company


We have an excellent opportunity for an apprentice applicant to join a rapidly expanding company.
An at home Key Account Manager Position (Ref: 70789-547/4HR) is a great opportunity for stay at home parents or anyone who wants to work in the comfort of their own home.
This is a genuine offer and not to be confused with scams!
The successful candidate must have the ability to handle calls efficiently whilst maintaining the highest levels of customer service and being courteous.
Applicants must have an excellent telephone manner, have a friendly approach, excellent communication skills and be computer literate.
You must have the ability to type and talk at the same time to customers,
as you will be taking customer details over the phone and inputting data onto company database.

Requirements: computer with Internet access, valid email address, good typing skills.
If you fit the above description and meet the requirements, please apply to this ad stating your location.

You will be processing orders from your computer. How much you earn is up to you.
The average is in the region of US$600- US$750.00 per week, depending on whether you work full or part time.

If you would like more information, please contact us stating where you are located and our job reference number - 70789-547/4HR.
Please only SERIOUS applicants.

Our contacts: Morgan@careerin-finance.com
Thank You!

Monday, July 2, 2012

I've found you - Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 7/2/2012

This is another Phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about July 2nd, 2012. 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.

From: "Girlfriend"
To: user@fordham.edu
Date: 07/02/2012 02:37 PM
Subject: I've found you


Hello. I'am Alla. I'm a woman from Ukraine,
34 y.o..A little bit about me: I'm blond with
blue eyes, my height is 166,
and my weight 57. I'm lokking for good guy.
I make a little page with more information about me with my photos, because a lot of websites blocked at my work.
If you would like to know me better, you can visit my page here http://affordablemails.com.
Just search for my ID, I'm angelsweet.
You must sign up on this site, but it's free. You can message me on this site and I can talk to you while I'm at work.
Hope, you'll write me!



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