Monday, August 11, 2014

Phishing Scams increasing in number and complexity

Phishing scams are on the rise.  While our email service will intercept and "send to SPAM" the majority of them (just check your SPAM folder....), some of these messages are so carefully crafted that they will get through SPAM filters and show up in your Inbox from time to time.

Here is a recent example of a carefully crafted message designed to impersonate legitimate message from the Manhattan College ITS department that has bypassed some SPAM filters:

If you are unsure of the origin or authenticity of the message, please report it to ITS by calling x7973 or emailing (feel free to forward the message in question.