University of Southern California

Monthly Archives: June 2018

New Phishing Warning (June 28)

Posted on by mechling

USC account holders have reported receiving phishes similar to the one listed below. From: “ITS Support” <xxxxxx@usc.edu> Sent: June 27, 2018 Subject: University of Southern California Hi, xxxxxx@usc.edu The password for your University of Southern California Account, ********, was recently changed. If … Continue reading

Posted in Phishing |

Phishing Warning: Notice about Email Quarantine Exercise

Posted on by Leyla

USC account holders have reported receiving phishing messages similar to the one below, purporting to be from USC’s Information Technology Services. USC is not conducting an email quarantine exercise.  If you have received the message, please delete the phish; do … Continue reading

Posted in Hoaxes, Phishing |

New Phishing Warning (June 21)

Posted on by beltzer

USC account holders have reported receiving phishes similar to the one listed below. From: name@domain.com [this will be a spoofed email address from a variety of institutions and email providers] Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2018 Subject: USC – Account Update … Continue reading

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VPNFilter Router Malware

Posted on by mbordas

Security researchers have recently discovered a type of malware infecting Internet routers around the world. Called VPNFilter, this malware is thought to have already infected over 500,000 devices, including home routers. VPNFilter can allow malicious users to intercept your Internet … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Malware |