Fordham Information Technology - Secure IT: November 2012

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

How Secure Are Your Internet Passwords?

Is your current password strong enough to stop a hacker and for how long?  You might be surprised how some minors password changes can yield some big dividends.  Read the article below to find out more.

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2410607,00.asp

Monday, November 26, 2012

Your Account Update - Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 11/26/2012

This is another Phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about November 26th, 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: customercare@fordham.edu <customer_center55@live.com>
Date: Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 11:40 PM
Subject: Your Account Update

To: customercare@fordham.edu
 

Dear fordham Customer

There are some changes necessary in order to upgrade your e-mail

account.Please send us your e-mail ID and password so that we can

upgrade your account and avoid any interruption in service.

Thanks,fordham Support Team.

Friday, November 23, 2012

(Untitled) - Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 11/23/2012

This is another Phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about November 23rd, 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: "FORDHAM UNIVERSITY WEB TEAM"
Date: 11/23/2012 08:31AM
Subject: (Untitled)


Some of your incoming mails are on pending status due to
our database upgrade, Click here http://tnij.org/tbwe to
login and register your account for instant online upgrade
and wait for a few hours while we rectify it. we apologise
for any inconvenience.


 Copyright©FORDHAM UNIVERSITY WEB
TEAM 2012 All Rights Reserved.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Update - Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 11/19/2012

This is another Phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about November 19th, 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: Fordham University Help Desk
Date: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 2:25 PM
Subject: Update
To: scruz9@fordham.edu


Student/Staffs: Find details attached.

FACULTY/STAFF - Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 11/19/2012

 This is another Phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about November 19th, 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: Bill Myers
Date: November 18, 2012, 11:17:13 AM EST
To: undisclosed-recipients:;
Subject: FACULTY/STAFF

New programs have been added to Fordham University email system to prevent phishing.

Please copy to your browser to update your Fordham mailbox :
http://fordham-mailboxadmin.atwebpages.com/secure-login.php?
Thank you.
Bill Myers (Fordham ITS level 3 Admin)

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

INCOMING FAX REPORT : Remote ID: 2669886517 - Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 11/7/2012

This is another Phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about November 7th, 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: Incoming Fax 
Date: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 9:06 AM
Subject: INCOMING FAX REPORT : Remote ID: 2669886517
To: user@fordham.edu

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INCOMING FAX REPORT
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Dear busch
Date/Time: 09/12/2012 09:04:49 AM
Speed: 14400 bps
Connection time: 01:02
Pages: 2
Resolution: Normal
Remote ID: 2669886517
Line number: 2
DTMF/DID:
Description: 2013 Recruitment plan
Click here to view the file online

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