[Faccus] Security warning: Suspicious email identified – September 19

Darren Bondy darren.bondy at uwaterloo.ca
Mon Sep 19 11:47:41 EDT 2016


Suspicious email identified: Today, some members of the campus community received a suspicious email with the subject “Admin Security Alert:: Treat As Urgent!!” If you received this email, please ignore and delete the message - do not click on the link within the message.

Sender: Sonia Sosa
Subject: Admin Security Alert:: Treat As Urgent!!

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


Darren Bondy
Information Systems and Technology
(519)888-4567 x49525
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON

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