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May 10, 2016

ISP has enabled Google Analytics so that we can better learn how people use our website. As a result, our privacy policy has been updated.

May 5, 2016

Multiple Vulnerabilities have been discovered in ImageMagick, an open-source software library for displaying, converting, and editing a wide range of image types. Attackers may be able to execute arbitrary code remotely by exploiting this vulnerability.

April 28, 2016

Information Security and Policy has received confirmed reports of recent attempts to deliver the "Locky" family of Ransomware via malicious email attachments. Campus users are advised to be vigilant as Ransomware like Locky can be extremely destructive. Please review the full security alert for guidance.

March 22, 2016

We need your help. You account has been suspended, as an error as detected in your informations. The reason for the error is not certain, but for security reasons, we have suspended your account temporarily.

March 14, 2016

A phishing message purporting to be from the International Rescue Committee regarding IT maintenance has been circulating on campus. The message requests that the recipient upgrade their mailbox size by selecting a link that redirects to a malicious website.

March 13, 2016

Hello, We've noticed that some of your account information appears to be missing or incorrect, we need to verify your account information in order to continue using your Apple ID. Please Verify your account information by clicking on the link below. Sign in using your Apple ID to start the process, Verify Now >. Wondering why you got this email? When you don't regularly update your Apple ID information, Apple will require you to sign in by following the link in a verification email and update your information. This is to help protect your identity and keep your account secure. Apple Support

March 10, 2016

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player that addresses multiple, critical vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to take control of an affected system. Microsoft has released an out-of-band patch for Adobe Flash Player when on all supported editions of Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows 10.

March 4, 2016

We detected unknown IP access on our date base computer system our security requires you to verify your account for secure security kindly Click Here and verify your account. ​ Help Desk​

March 2, 2016

The OpenSSL development team published a security advisory regarding high-impact TLS/SSL vulnerabilities, which could allow an attacker to decrypt TLS sessions by using a server supporting legacy ciphers (CVE-2016-0800).

February 22, 2016

I need all our employee's reference copies of 2015 W-2 wages and tax statement, i am working on a review and if you can work on the W2's and have it sent to me as an attachment this morning that will be splendid. Via email would be appropriate. Regards. Janet Napolitano.
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February 21, 2016

Another example of a common ploy to trick the recipient into clicking a link to a malicious website by claiming access to ITunes has been disabled.

February 18, 2016

The glibc (since version 2.9) DNS client side resolver is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow when the getaddrinfo() library function is used. Software using this function may be remotely exploited with attacker-controlled domain names, attacker-controlled DNS servers, or through a man-in-the-middle attack.

February 9, 2016

Your password will expire in 2 days, Click Here to re-change your password immediately. Thank you, IT- Help Desk SEED IS PROUD TO BE A 21st CENTURY COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTER. LEGAL DISCLAIMER - The information contained in this communication (including any attachments) may be confidential and legally privileged. This email may not serve as a contractual agreement unless explicit written agreement for this purpose has been made. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution, or copying of this communication or any of its contents is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please re-send this communication to the sender indicating that it was received in error and delete the original message and any copy of it from your computer system.

February 8, 2016

As the year's tax deadline approaches, tax scams start ratcheting up, especially by phone.  Some of the most common scams involve con-artists who pretend to be from the IRS and call victims telling them they have to pay right now, or else. 

Don't believe it - the IRS has formal processes in place for people with tax issues and harassing calls like these are not how the IRS does business.  The IRS will NEVER:

February 2, 2016

Password will expire in 2 days Click Here To Validate E-mail Thank you, IT-Service Help Desk

January 18, 2016

This is an urgent request to update your employment record at the U.S Department of Labor.

January 15, 2016

Dear xxx@berkeley.edu Your parcel (shipping document) arrived at the post office. Here is your Shipping Document/Invoice and copy of DHL receipt for your tracking which includes the bill of lading and DHL tracking number, the new Import/Export policy supplied by DHL Express. Please kindly check the attached to confirm accordingly if your address is correct, before we submit to our outlet office for dispatch to your destination. Label Number: E727D5151D Class: Package Services Service(s): Delivery Confirmation Status: eNotification sent Find attached the full statement information and a full list of outstanding Invoices. Your item will arrive in two (2) days time, and within the agreed credit term as stated on your Invoice. We would like to thank you for using the services of DHL Express. Read the enclosed file for details.
As we prepare to start the 2016 Tax filling season, we have undergone slight changes in the filling process to make filling for your refund easier and to prevent unnecessary delays. Part of the changes include updating our database with your information. Please ensure to carefully complete this verification to avoid hitches in processing your refund. We have sent you an attachment, open it and follow the steps to verify your profile.

January 6, 2016

Dear: Account Owner, Our records indicate that you are enrolled in the University of California paperless W2 Program. As a result, you do not receive a paper W2 but instead receive e-mail notification that your online W2 (i.e. "paperless W2") is prepared and ready for viewing. ​​ Your W2 is ready for viewing under Employee Self Service. Logon at the following link: Click Here to Logon If you have trouble logging in to Employee Self Service at the link above, please contact your Payroll Department for support. If you would like to un-enroll in the Paperless W2 Program, please logon to Employee Self Service at the link above and go to the W2 Delivery Choice webpage and follow the instructions.