Announcements

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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10
Feb

How to identify a “Phishing” scam

What are Phishing Scams? Phishing scams are usually emails that appear to originate from a trusted source in order to trick a user into entering valid credentials or attempt to lure them into revealing their username, password and other personal information. How do I Identify Phishing Attempts? As phishing attempts grow more and more sophisticated […]

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06
Feb

“Australian Government and myGov must verify your identity” – Phishing Email

Please be aware of a phishing email being sent to ANU users claiming to be from Australian Government “MyGov” site. It is a malicious email designed to steal your personal information. Sample message =============================================================================================================================== =============================================================================================================================== Please do not enter your personal MyGov credentials on this site and if you have then contact MyGov asap to change […]

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27
Jan

“Secure Message” Phishing email

Please be aware of a phishing email being sent to ANU people claiming that you have important secure message from ANU admin system and asking you to enter your credentials at a malicious third-party site to be able to verify your account. This messages is attempting to steal ANU user credentials Sample message ================================================================ ================================================================ If you have entered […]

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Updated:  15 August 2017/ Responsible Officer:  Chief Information Officer/ Page Contact:  IT Security