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Phishing Warning: Notice about Email Quarantine Exercise

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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

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Phishing Warning 2013-08-05

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Please be advised that the email below is a phish. Do not respond and do not click the link. If you have responded or clicked the link, change your USC password as soon as possible by going to the ITS website … Continue reading

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Don’t Fall for Facebook Scams

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Did you know that Sophos, the developer of the antivirus software that Information Technology Services provides to USC account holders, has an IT security blog with information about the latest Facebook hoaxes and other online scams? Visit the Sophos security … Continue reading

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Welcome to the ITS Security Blog

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Welcome to the new Information Technology Services security blog. The goal of this blog is to provide useful information about IT-related security threats and updates, including warnings about the latest phishing attempts. ITS encourages all USC account holders to educate … Continue reading

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