August 10, 2017, by UNH Information Security Services
The following is a legitimate University communication sent by the UNH College of Liberal Arts.
The subject of the email is "Online Ballot - COLA Elections for 2017-18 Committee Membership" and the Sender is Stormy Gleason <stormy.gleason@ unh.edu >.
(Text in the email that link to other content is underlined but the links are not active)
To: Faculty Members of the College of Liberal Arts
Fr: Heidi Bostic, Dean
Re: Elections for 2017-18 Committee...
June 29, 2017, by UNH IT Staff
UNH Information Security Services (ISS) regularly receives alerts from a variety of sources that UNH credentials, which can include any combination of UNH email, UNH username, and/or password, have been posted publicly somewhere online. When these alerts are received, the standard operating procedure is to secure the user’s account in order to prevent unauthorized access to UNH resources.
To answer the most common questions received from users whose accounts have been secured because their UNH...
June 9, 2017, by UNH IT Staff
UNH IT has received reports of a phishing email that attempts to gain access to user credentials via a fake Outlook Web Application log in screen.
The subject of the email is "Memo From HR Department." and the Sender is "John Daniel <vgarza @coastalblend.edu>".
You have a message from the Human Resources Department.
Click here to view your message
Copyright © 2017. All rights reserved.
If you received this email, please delete it.
If you clicked on the link,...
May 24, 2017, by UNH IT Staff
UNH IT has received reports of a phishing email that attempts to get users to download files and may seek to obtain user credentials.
The subject of the email is "This better reach you in time" and the Sender is "info @collectreviews.ca”.
(Linked text in the email is underlined, but all links have been removed.)
I hate time sensitive stuff too but this is something I had to get to you sooner than later.
Please check this new online system out
May 22, 2017, by UNH IT Staff
UNH Information Security Services introduces The Phishbowl
UNH Information Security Services (ISS) is pleased to announce the launch of The Phishbowl, a new tool for UNH's Security Awareness program users can reference when receiving suspicious emails. ISS will also post legitimate University communications that are reported as phishing attacks. The Phishbowl is accessible at: https://www.unh.edu/it/the-phishbowl.
The Phishbowl provides UNH faculty, staff, and students with a self-...
April 12, 2017, by UNH IT Staff
You can protect your internet privacy with a couple of preventative measures.
In March 2017, Congress rolled back internet privacy laws scheduled to go into effect this December, making it fair game for internet service providers to sell their customer’s internet browsing history and information without consent. This means internet service providers (ISP) will be able to create and sell to the highest bidder a profile based on private information, including their customer’s shopping...
December 19, 2016, by UNH IT Staff
Back in October, UNH Information Security Services hosted three events in honor of Cyber Security Month. Each event presented an opportunity for attendees to win a new MacBook Air, which was sponsored by Thales e-security. Last week, the prize was presented to raffle winner Andrew Royer from Enterprise Technology Systems. Pictured left to right: Patrick McLarney (Thales e-security), Andrew Royer (Enterprise Technology Systems), Stan Waddell (UNH CIO), and Brian Gaon (UNH Information Security...
November 28, 2016, by UNH IT Staff
Back when the Grinch Who Stole Christmas was created, the internet was a far distant vision. People shopped in brick-and-mortar stores, and although getting scammed was still entirely possible, it was much harder to master.
The holidays are a busy time, distracting, and hectic. With many of us now doing our holiday shopping online, it’s easy to let your guard down in favor of the convenience.
In the world of internet crime, scammers look for these very opportunities to take advantage of our...
February 9, 2016, by UNH IT Staff
While there is no technique that can spot phishing emails with 100% certainty, these are some logical steps that you can use to determine the likelihood that an email is not legitimate. Read the IT KnowledgeBase article on 'How to Spot Phishing,' written by UNH Information Security Services.