[Faccus] Security warning: More suspicious emails identified

Natasha Jennings njennings at uwaterloo.ca
Thu Jul 23 08:49:16 EDT 2015


Please circulate this message with your colleagues

Reminder: Be cautious of any suspicious email you receive. Under no circumstances should you open or extract unexpected zip files or run any files contained within the attachment. Doing so allows the malware access to your machine, which will render it unavailable until fixed. This process can take 1-2 business days.

Additional suspicious emails identified: Since Monday, two more suspicious emails (with attachments) have been identified:

*         Subject: # 111894 Your order has been declined

*         Subject: Your order No. 482139 has been despatched


What should you do if you receive such an email?

1.      Do not open any attachments or click on included links.

2.      Please forward the email to soc at uwaterloo.ca<mailto:soc at uwaterloo.ca> and include email headers (information available at https://uwaterloo.ca/information-systems-technology/full-email-headers).

3.      Delete the original message.



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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