From Fox News: A new email scam that goes after your banking information looks so legit it could fool you. The scam pretends to be Citibank replete with an authentic-looking website, according to cybersecurity news site BleepingComputer, which credits MalwareHunterTeam as the organization that discovered the scam. The fake Citibank domain, or website address, is a convincing fake: “update-citi .com.” That’s a
From Fox5NY: ORLANDO, Fla. – Online technology magazine ‘How-To-Geek’ said that scammers are targeting people through believable text messages posing as shipping and delivery confirmation messages. The magazine goes on to say that although this is not the first time that scam SMS texts have been sent out, it does seem that more people are receiving these messages. If
Purchase order fraud occurs when a scammer contacts a vendor and impersonates a legitimate customer. While posing as the representative of a legitimate organization, the scammer requests a quote and orders large quantities of a product, such as flash drives or mugs. The vendor ships the product to the fake company and bills the legitimate
From ZDNet: Ahead of the yearly Christmas shopping spree, one of the FBI’s regional offices has published yesterday a series of security tips to help users stay safe while they shop online. The security tips, part of the bureau’s weekly tech advice column, deal with everything from keeping devices up-to-date to avoiding online scams. While
A number of Fordham users have received phishing messages from senders with the address format “email@example.com.” The subject line is some variation of “Payroll Schedule Message.” The messages contain links to a fraudulent sign-in page that mimics the login page for my.fordham.edu. This message is NOT legitimate and is part of a credential-harvesting scam. Here is an
One of the most common cyber attacks involves sending e-mails posing as friends, professors and coworkers. Attackers are hoping you share your credentials and other personal information that they can use to compromise your account.
Learn how to identify and protect yourself against Spam and Phishing attacks HERE.
Cybersecurity is the shared responsibility of everyone. Students, staff and faculty alike can help contribute to an enviroment of safe online practices. There are many things you can do to help keep everyone’s information safe.