University of Southern California

Monthly Archives: April 2018

New Phishing Warning (April 26)

Posted on by beltzer

USC account holders have reported receiving phishes similar to the one listed below. From: user@usc.edu [this will be a spoofed USC email address] Sent: Thursday, April 26, 2017 Subject: [USC Canvas]: Student loan paperwork – SLC and SAAS You Have … Continue reading

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Do You Take Online Quizzes? You Could Be Putting Your Identity at Risk

Posted on by mechling

If you like taking online quizzes, make sure you’re not giving away answers to common security questions. If you announce the name of your first pet publicly, someone could use that information to reset your password on any online account … Continue reading

Posted in Education |

Be Aware of Tax Season Phone Scams

Posted on by mbordas

The IRS is aware of a number of scams targeting taxpayers. In one common scam, victims receive a phone call from someone claiming to be from the IRS. The caller tells the victim that due to a tax form error, … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Hoaxes, Phishing |