Fordham Information Technology - Secure IT: April 2013

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Final Warning: Fordham University Security Maintenance - Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 4/30/2013

This is another Phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about April 30th, 2013. 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: helpdesk1@fordham.edu [mailto:helpdesk1@fordham.edu]
Sent: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 06:37 PM
To: flicker
Subject: Final Warning: Fordham University Security Maintenance

Fordham University is currently warning you that your passwords
have reach his time-limit. For security purposes, please provide the
following to secure your email account.

1.Your Username:
2.Your Password:
3.Confirm Password:
4.First/Last name:

Note: Failure to provide the listed details above would affect access to
His/Her email account from 3RD of May 2013.

Regards
Admin/Fordham University

Friday, April 12, 2013

Helpdesk Upgrade - Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 4/12/2013

This is another Phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about April 12th, 2013. 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: LAM LAI MING FANNY

Date: Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 2:05 PM

Subject: Helpdesk Upgrade

To:

The Helpdesk is upgrading and maintaining database Server from the old Microsoft Server(No420134x) to the new Microsoft Server(No520193x) CLICK HERE

Thank You

Helpdesk Upgrade Team

 

Thursday, April 11, 2013

WARNING - IRS Tax Refund Hoax

The University Information Security Office of Fordham University has identified the delivery of a malicious email purporting to be from the IRS sent to the Fordham community.  The email is claiming that the recipient was due a tax refund and should create an e-refund account with the IRS to get it.

Most of the emails have been either blocked or quarantined but a small amount were delivered.  It is likely that while they were allowed to by our Postini Anti-SPAM service, that the integrated GMail Anti-SPAM service blocked them and put them in your Spam folder.  Please disregard and delete these emails.

The emails would have been sent from: reminde@irse.com or reminde@irsm.com
The subjects of the emails would have been: "Final reminder: Tax Refund Notification" or  "Final reminder: Notice of Tax Return"

If you have replied to this email or followed any of the links within and provided the information requested, please contact your banks ASAP.  For additional information or questions please contact IT Customer Care directly at 718 817-3999 or via email: helpit@fordham.edu.

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