Category: E-mail

Anatomy of a Phish

The Tip This week will be a little different. Last week, as many of you know by now, we sent a simulated phish test out to the portion of our community that is support staff and full-time faculty. This was

Is spam clogging your inbox?

The Tip Spam campaigns are often a primary attack vector used by cyber criminals. Less spam means being a little more secure. The Detail Fortunately, it’s not all doom and gloom. There are a number of simple strategies you can

Have I Been Pwned

The Tip We should all know by now that using the same password on multiple sites is a big security no-no! We might think our username:password is safe with the big companies, but this is absolutely not true. Did you

Email Privacy, is it really?

This week’s topic is Email Privacy, is it really? The Tip There’s an old saying that email is about as secure as a postcard. Is that still true? The answer is yes and no. For most of us most of

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

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
Top