Announcements

20
Apr

Phising Email : Billing: Payment authorization error #

Please be aware of a phishing email sent to ANU users asking them to upgrade their accounts by entering their credentials at a malicious third-party site. This messages is attempting to steal user credentials. Please be careful and check all emails before responding, clicking on the links, or opening attachments. The email contains a phishing link that imitates […]

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18
Apr

Phishing Email: Mailbox System for firstname.lastname@anu.edu.au

Please be aware of a phishing email sent to ANU users asking them to upgrade their accounts by entering their credentials at a malicious third-party site. This messages is attempting to steal ANU user credentials. ================================================================ ================================================================ Please be careful and check all emails before responding, clicking on the links, or opening attachments. If you have entered your […]

Filed under: Announcements

06
Apr

Phishing Email: Your Services Agreement

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. =========================================================================== =========================================================================== Please be careful and check all emails before responding, clicking on the links, […]

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06
Mar

Phishing Emails: Multiple Accounts

Please be aware of phishing and infected emails sent to ANU users asking them either open an infected attachment while providing their user names and passwords to a third party malicious website. These messages are attempting to steal ANU users credentials and/or infect computers. These emails have originated from outside of the ANU. Sample messages ====================================================== […]

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30
Nov
2017

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
2017

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
2017

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 […]

Filed under: Announcements

15
Aug
2017

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 […]

Filed under: Announcements

19
Jul
2017

“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
2017

“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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Updated:  20 April 2018/ Responsible Officer:  Chief Information Officer/ Page Contact:  IT Security