IT Security

We've compiled a list of common types of security threats you may receive by email. Watch out for these types of emails.

Keep your information safe by following these tips.

Title Information Category
Heartbleed update

As many of you are aware, the Heartbleed vulnerablity has affected many common internet service providers.  Users...

Back Door
Targeted Phishing Campaign

This morning approximately 1250 University email addresses were targeted with a convincing phishing message that...

Phishing
Microsoft Security Bulletin (affects all versions of Word)

Recently, it has come to light that there is an active exploit being launched against computers running Microsoft...

Malware
It's Tax Scam Time Again.

Every year, we see attempts from cyber criminals to steal your personal information through sending false...

Phishing
Staples Online email - Embedded Viruses

We have received notification from our Staples Online Account manager that there are fraudulent emails being...

Malware
Phishing scams sent from University accounts

We are seeing an aggressive campaign of phishing scams being sent to University email addresses over the past few...

Phishing
Drive By Downloads

Drive By Downloads

The concept of a drive by download is not a new thing in the Information Security field...

Malware
Java defect

Recently, it has been discovered that there is a new error in the Java software.  Java is used in a wide array of...

Malware
Canada Post Scam - Do not click on links

 

The following email has been circulating around the local area.  It contains fake links to sites that will...

Malware
Phishing attack - Message appears to come from Uleth.ca

On Nov 19, 2012 the University was attacked by multiple sources with a convincing phishing email.  There were...

Phishing

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