Announcements

30
Nov

Critical Apple Security Vulnerability

Please be aware that there is a vulnerability which affects Apple’s MacOS High Sierra, allowing root access to the system without a password. This issue affects MacOS High Sierra 10.13.0,  MacOS High Sierra 10.13.1 and MacOS High Sierra 10.13.2 Beta You can check the version of MacOS you are running through the following steps, from the desktop, […]

Filed under: Advice, Announcements

13
Sep

Phishing Email: Case ID-FL39VCB0

Please be aware of a phishing email sent to ANU users asking them to cancel their name change request by entering their credentials at a malicious third-party site. This messages is attempting to steal ANU user credentials. This email was sent from an account claiming to be from Wayne State University. Sample message ======================================================   If you have […]

Filed under: Announcements

07
Sep

Phishing Email: Important Alert from Australian National University Admin

Please be aware of a phishing email sent to ANU users asking them to validate their accounts by entering their credentials at a malicious third-party site. This messages is attempting to steal ANU user credentials. This email was sent from a compromised account. Sample message ====================================================== ====================================================== If you have entered your ANU credentials on this third party […]

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15
Aug

Safety Warning: Fake Extortion, Spam Emails

There is currently a spam campaign threatening ANU users that they will be blackmailed if they do not send them money. The threat starts by indicating that the sender has a recording of the recipient that they will send to all their contacts, they employ a number of IT jargon terms in order to attempt […]

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19
Jul

“Account de-activation !” – Phishing Email

Please be aware of a phishing email sent to ANU users asking them to open an attachment with a malicious link inside asking users to validate their accounts by entering their credentials at a malicious third-party site. This messages is attempting to steal ANU user credentials. This email was sent from a compromised external university’s account. Sample message […]

Filed under: Announcements

08
Jun

“IT UPDATE” – Phishing Email

Please be aware of a phishing email sent to ANU users asking them to validate their accounts by entering their credentials at a malicious third-party site. This messages is attempting to steal ANU user credentials. This email was sent from a compromised account. Sample message ====================================================== ====================================================== If you have entered your ANU credentials on this third party […]

Filed under: Announcements

24
May

” IT UPDATE” – Phishing Email

Please be aware of a phishing email sent to ANU users asking them to validate their accounts by entering their credentials at a malicious third-party site. This messages is attempting to steal ANU user credentials. This email was sent from a compromised account. Sample message ====================================================== ====================================================== If you have entered your ANU credentials on this third party […]

Filed under: Announcements

06
Apr

Very important message – Phishing Email

Please be aware of a phishing email  sent to ANU users claiming that you have a “very important message” and asking ANU users to enter credentials at a malicious third-party site. This messages is attempting to steal ANU user credentials (username & password) Sample message ====================================================== ====================================================== If you have entered your ANU credentials on this third party website, please […]

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05
Apr

“IT Service: General Notice!” – Phishing Email

Please be aware of a phishing email  sent to ANU people claiming that you need to register for a new service provided to ANU Staff asking you to enter your credentials at a malicious third-party site. This messages is attempting to steal ANU user credentials Sample message ====================================================== ====================================================== If you have entered your ANU credentials on this third […]

Filed under: Announcements

24
Feb

“Library Notification” – Phishing Email

Please be aware of a phishing email being sent to ANU users claiming to be from “ANU Library”. It is a malicious email designed to steal your personal information. Sample message ====================================================== ====================================================== If you have entered your ANU credentials on this third party website, please change your password immediately and contact the service desk for […]

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Updated:  1 December 2017/ Responsible Officer:  Chief Information Officer/ Page Contact:  IT Security