Category: E-mail

Phishing – Don’t get Hooked!

A good bit of information and infographic from Digital Guardian. Phishing attacks are by no means a new issue, but rather one that has plagued individuals and businesses for many years. In fact, the 2016 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report

2-Step Verification

This week’s topic is 2-Step Verification. The Tip It’s easier than you think for someone to steal your password Any of these common actions could put you at risk of having your password stolen: Using the same password on more

Phishing Scam Alert: OneClass Chrome Extension

Be on alert for the OneClass Chrome Extension.  It is a phishing scam where once the extension is installed, it will attempt to send an email on behalf of the user and collect Campus-Wide Login (CWL) credentials. How the phishing

Cyber Security Reminder, Be conscious of new phishing attempts

There have been reports of increased email phishing attacks on Canadian Universities. Please take extra care to verify the authenticity of any email asking for personal information or wanting you to click on a link. If in any doubt please

Virus-Hoax-Spam – Fw- new message

Some of you may have received an email message from “Student Involvement” with the subject line Fw: new message.   The message asks you to click the link provided to open a message.  THIS IS A HOAX. Never respond to emails,

Spam Alert – IT Service Email

The email many of us received this morning titled: “IT Service” asking to verify your account, is not a legitimate request from UTS. Please do not respond to or follow any links in this or similar messages. UTS will never

Virus-Hoax-Spam – New Message Emails

Some of you may have received an email message from a colleague with the subject line Fw: new message. The message states new message, please read and provides a link. Never respond to emails, open attachments, or click on suspicious

Virus-Hoax-Spam- Important

Some of you may have received an email message from a colleague with the subject line IMPORTANT.   The message asks you to follow a link to view your message. Never respond to emails, open attachments, or click on suspicious links

Virus-Hoax – CIBC – Customer Documents

Some of you may have received an email message from “Harry Culham” (Harry.Culham@cibc.com) with the subject line CIBC Customer Documents.   The message states that you can view/print your notice of documents.  THIS IS A HOAX. Never respond to emails, open

Warning- University Employee Payroll Scam

The Canadian Cyber Incident Response Centre (A division of Public Safety Canada) has sent us the following warning: The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has issued an alert addressing a spear phishing scam targeting university employees and their payroll accounts.

Nipissing University
100 College Drive, Box 5002
North Bay, ON, Canada
P1B 8L7
Tel: 705.474.3450
Fax: 705.474.1947
TTY: 877.688.5507
Brantford Campus
50 Wellington St.
Brantford, ON, Canada
N3T 2L6
Tel: 519.752.1524
Fax: 519.752.8372
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