#yorku users are being targeted by #phishing emails. Don't respond. Please share this announcement.
A new variant of a crypto-ransomware, dubbed as "Locky", has recently been discovered and is spreading via email in the form of a Word document attachment with malicious macros. The ransomware encrypts files on a victim's computer, adds a ".locky" file extension to them and demands that the victim pay a ransom for the decryption […]
UIT Information Security Office has received reports that false Microsoft support phone calls (currently a large, global scam) have recently targeted some members of the York community. Scammers, pretending to be from "Microsoft Support", try to fool people into believing that something is wrong with their computers and ask for remote access. They might offer […]
Don't respond to the following phishing email
Another #phishing email targeting #yorku. Don't respond.
Don't respond to the following targeted #phishing pretending to be York IT Helpdesk.
BACKGROUND: In October 2013, Adobe suffered a data breach. Their database of 38 million usernames and passwords was stolen and subsequently posted online . Adobe did not protect user passwords to industry standards, and attackers were able to exploit that. Also stored with the passwords were the users' password hints in clear text. Many of […]
TO ALL STAFF OF York University USING EMAIL, All Staff Email Users are to upgrade email accounts to V5 of Microsoft exchange within 24 hours after getting this notification,as unused email accounts are to be deleted to minimize waste IT resources and improve security of our internal emails. Please kindly click the link below as […]