Computing Services and Instructional Technology

SECURITY ALERT: New phishing scam to start the academic year

CSIT has received a report this evening of a new phishing scam.  While this scam is not particularly well crafted, it does come during an especially busy time of year and, therefore, warrants some warning.

SECUIRTY ALERT: Phishing scam targets Office 365 accounts.

CSIT has received a report of a new phishing scam which targets Office 365 accounts.   While not yet widespread, this is a particular concern coming at a transitional period of the academic calendar and in an environment in which we are introducing a number of significant changes.  Please be alert for this phishing scam as you begin your semester.

SECURITY ALERT - Email extortion scam reported

tCSIT has received reports via contacts at University of Nebraska - Lincoln of a new email extortion scam targeting accounts within their domain.  While we have not yet received reports of this scam targeting any NWU accounts, we have seen such scams in the past.  It seems, therefore, an opportunity to remind everyone of another type of malicious email scam.

SECURITY ALERT: Widely distributed phishing scam (redux)

[NOTE: We are resending this security alert due to reports of a new wave of scam email following the same pattern.  The difference between the previous messages and the current wave of messages is primarily the sender address; the more recent fraud appears to originate from a Daniel M. Schmidlin with a CentralMethodist.edu domain address.]

Internet service interruption for planned maintenance

CSIT be conducting planned maintenance on Thursday, 8/2, at about 4:00pm which will result in a brief interruption of Internet services.

SECURITY ALERT: Widely distributed phishing scam

CSIT has received numerous reports within the past hour of a new phishing scam targeting NWU mailboxes. The volume of reports indicates that this is an extremely wide spread attack and that it has been structured to evade our email filters.

SECURITY ALERT: Phishing scam

CSIT has received reports of a phishing scam reaching NWU Inboxes.  The message, while not particularly convincing, is sufficiently wide spread to warrant an alert.

R.I.P. Net neutrality

The end of net neutrality is at hand.

SECURITY ALERT: Phishing scam targeting Office 365 credentials

CSIT has received several reports of a new phishing scam reaching NWU mailboxes this morning.  While this particular scam is not as sophisticated as many we have seen recently, the frequency of the reports prompted this warning.

Summer offers no relief from email scams

CSIT has received a number of reports of a new email scam reaching NWU mailboxes.  This particular scam is a variant of one we have seen previously, though not recently.