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Phishing Warning 2014-09-15

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Many users have reported receiving the following phish. If you have received the phish, do not click the link or reply to the message. If you have replied, followed the link, or supplied login information, change your USC password as … Continue reading

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Phishing Warning 2014-07-09

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Many users have reported receiving the following phish. If you have received the phish, do not click the link or reply to the message. If you have replied, followed the link, or supplied login information, change your USC password as … Continue reading

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Phishing Warning 2014-04-18

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Many users have reported receiving the following phish. If you have received the phish, do not click the link or reply to the message. If you have replied, followed the link, or supplied login information, change your USC password as … Continue reading

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Phishing Warning 2013-10-15

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The Sophos security blog has posted a warning about a phish purporting to be from Microsoft. The phish warns of a “failed update” and asks users to follow a link to a fake Microsoft login page. As always, be cautious … Continue reading

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Phishing Warning 2013-08-28

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Many users have reported receiving the following phish email. If you have received the phish, do not reply, click the link, or supply any login information. If you have replied or followed the link, change your USC password as soon … Continue reading

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Reporting Forged and Malicious Sites

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Current and patched versions of the major web browsers often include security features that warn you if you attempt to navigate to websites with known or suspected security risks, such as spoofed sites or sites hosting malware.  However, if your … Continue reading

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Reporting a Phishing Email

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If you receive an email that you suspect is a phish and would like to report it to the ITS security team, please forward the email, including all header information, to security@usc.edu. ITS may be able to use the information … Continue reading

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Phish 2013-05-28

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Many people have reported receiving the following email.  Be aware that it is phish, and the email address uscadmin@usc.edu was spoofed. Do not open the accompanying attachment or reply to the message.  Delete the message from your inbox.   From: USC Admin <uscadmin@usc.edu> … Continue reading

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Phish 2013-05-11 #1

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Many people received multiple copies of the following phish. They came from multiple source email addresses. There are many signs that the message was illegitimate. The senders are non-USC addresses and were most probably compromised accounts since it does not … Continue reading

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Phish 2013-05-08 #5

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Another over-quota phish.  We do not delete accounts that are over quota.  And they did not even bother to change the text of their phish from their previous victim site, East Tennessee State University.

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