Category: E-mail

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.

Hoax – System Upgrade

Some of you may have received an email message from Administrator <amturner@mail.fhsu.edu> with the subject line System Upgrade- Verify Your Email Account‏‎ or Suspicious Login Detected? from Technical Support <flb@choiceonemail.com>.  These messages state that you need to confirm your identity

How to Spot Phishing Scams

According to the Anti-Phishing Working Group​, up to five percent of recipients respond to ‘phishing’ attacks. In an effort to increase our online security, Technology Services strongly recommends the following: Be very suspicious of any email with urgent requests for

Virus-Hoax-Spam- New Message

Some of you may have received an email message from a colleague with the subject line Fw: new message.   The message asks you to follow a link to open your message. Never respond to emails, open attachments, or click

Virus-Hoax – Your Mailbox Has Exceeded Its Storage Limit

Some of you may have received an email message from nipissingu Web Team <maplespringcob@atlanticbb.net> with the subject line Your Mailbox has exceeded its storage limit.   The messages states that you need to confirm your identity by replying to an

Warning – Scam Emails Regarding Funds Transfers

Some of you may have received an email message requesting money with the subject line “Request” or something similar.  THIS IS A SCAM.  Please disregard these messages, should you receive them. If you have entered personal information after clicking on

Important Reminder Regarding Email Links

Some of you may have received an email message from someone you know with the subject line Re: IMPORTANT DOCUMENT.   The message is a HOAX and asks you to click a link and to sign in using your email

Hoax – Important Notice!

Some of you may have received an email message from “HelpDesk <lld@nipissingu.ca> with the subject line IMPORTANT NOTICE!.  WEBMASTER EMAIL ACCOUNT UPGRADE.  THIS IS A HOAX.  Never respond to emails, open attachments, or click on suspicious links or unknown senders

Hoax. Webmaster Email Account Upgrade

Some of you may have received an email message from “Charlene Butler” (CButler@nwoesc.org) with the subject line WEBMASTER EMAIL ACCOUNT UPGRADE.   The message states that we are currently upgrading our new website accounts. This will provide you the ability

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Fax: 705.474.1947
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