Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Phishing Attack Happening - What to Look Out For

JasperNet users should be aware of a phishing attack circulating campus in the form of a dropbox notification:
Upon clicking the "View File" link, the user is brought to a malicious login page where the username and password entered is harvested and used to gain unauthorized access to the user's account.  The malicious login page is as follows:

ITS would like to remind users to be mindful of unsolicited messages and where you are entering your username/password.  While many phishing sites like the one above increasingly look legitimate, there are tell-tale signs that the site is not legitimate.  More information about phishing attacks and how to avoid them can be found at ITSblog:  http://itsblog.manhattan.edu/search/label/phishing