[Faccus] Security warning: Suspicious email identified - May 31

Natasha Jennings njennings at uwaterloo.ca
Tue May 31 10:22:52 EDT 2016


Suspicious email identified: Today, some members of the campus community received a suspicious email from a McMaster email account. If you received this email, please ignore and delete the message - do not click on the link within the message.

Sender: Cyril Levitt
Subject: Admin update !!

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.


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
[university-of-waterloo-logo-esig]

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