[Faccus] Security warning: Emails with “resume” attached

Natasha Jennings njennings at uwaterloo.ca
Mon Jun 29 11:34:38 EDT 2015

What is happening? A recent phishing attempt claims to be sending resumes to clients via email. The resume displays as a zip file attached to the email message and may contain one of several forms of malicious software.

What should you do if you receive such an email? Please forward the email to soc at uwaterloo.ca<mailto:soc at uwaterloo.ca> and include email headers (information on email headers is available at https://uwaterloo.ca/information-systems-technology/full-email-headers).

Under no circumstances should you open or extract unexpected zip files or run any files contained within the  attachment

Questions or concerns? Contact the IST Service Desk, helpdesk at uwaterloo.ca<mailto:helpdesk at uwaterloo.ca> or ext. 44357.

Recipients of this message: isthd, ist-staff, faccus, admin-support

Natasha Jennings
Communications Officer
Information Systems & Technology (IST)
University of Waterloo
519-888-4567 ext. 47951
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