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SECURITY ALERT: Financial scam originating from compromised NWU account
CSIT has been made aware of a new instance of a financial scam being distributed to NWU mailboxes. While we have warned about messages of this type previously, the fact that the message originates from a compromised NWU account may lend it some legitimacy and, so, has prompted this warning.
SECUIRTY ALERT: Phishing scam originating from compromised NWU accounts
Earlier this evening (Wednesday, 9/30), CSIT was alerted to he wide distribution of a phishing scam to NWU mailboxes. Instances of the same phishing scam message originated from two compromised NWU accounts, bypassing filters which might have otherwise prevented the messages from being delivered.
SECURITY ALERT: New instance of a familiar email fraud attempt
CSIT has noted this morning a large number of fraudulent email messages being sent to NWU mailboxes. The messages have all the characteristics of the initial contact attempts for a financial scam of a sort which we have seen previously. Our security software has been deleting these message from mailboxes, but the wide distribution attempted by the fraud is prompting this alert.
CSIT has noted this afternoon a large number of fraudulent email messages being sent to NWU mailboxes. The messages have all the characteristics of the initial contact attempts for a financial scam of a sort which we have seen previously.
ALERT: Scheduled network service interruption between Lincoln and Omaha
There will be a brief interruption of the network connection between our Lincoln campus and Omaha site tomorrow (Friday, 8/21). The service interruption will begin at about 5:00pm and is expected to last no longer than 30 minutes.