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Anyone else get hit by this attack this morning?  We got it pretty good…

At the time we started seeing it it wasn't being detected, but now the AV's are catching up.



Asst. Director, Information Security
University of North Texas System
T: 940.369.8884
E: glenn.thorpe@untsystem.edu



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Message from graham@american.edu

Yeah, we've gotten a few hits for it here. Mostly it's being stripped. Isabelle Graham Information Security American University
Yup, we got about a hundred (all blocked) mixed in with seven real scans from Xerox machines.  Fortunately, most of our real Xerox scanners have been locally customized to include the sending office name, a real sender address, a real machine location (included in the body) and a customized message body that includes contact information for the office that owns the scanner.  So, our recipients tend to be a little more skeptical of the default message format.

Bob Bayn    SER 301    (435)797-2396       IT Security Team
Office of Information Technology,     Utah State University
     three common hazardous email scams to watch out for:
     1) unfamiliar transaction report from familiar business
     2) attachment with no explanation in message body
     3) "phishing" for your email password
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