University of Southern California

Monthly Archives: January 2017

Recent Phishing Campaigns (January 31)

Posted on by beltzer

Many users have reported receiving phishing emails that claim to be from senior USC administrators. These phish share the following characteristics: They ask you to open PDF attachments or click embedded links to access important or encrypted information. They contain … Continue reading

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Employment Scam Targeting College Students

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The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has released an alert about ongoing employment scams targeting college students. The scam works by advertising fake job opportunities on college employment websites or by sending fake job announcements to students via their school email … Continue reading

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Recent Security Updates (January 2017)

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Microsoft Microsoft released one critical security updates for Windows and Adobe Flash Player. This update addresses vulnerabilities that could lead to remote code execution. Microsoft released three additional updates, which it classified as important, for Windows, Edge, Office, and Office Services and Web … Continue reading

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