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Increase in Targeted Phishing Attempts – March 2, 2019
Incident Report for Kennesaw State University
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Posted about 2 months ago. Mar 29, 2019 - 12:25 EDT
We are continuing to investigate this issue.
Posted 3 months ago. Mar 02, 2019 - 15:43 EST
Investigating - The University is currently experiencing an increase in phishing attempts targeting campus community members. The newest messages are inquiring whether a staff member is on campus to assist a colleague, with the subject line "Are you on campus."

If you suspect that you have clicked a malicious email link, please change your password at netid.kennesaw.edu. You can also contact the KSU Service Desk for assistance.

If you receive a suspicious email, please forward the message to abuse@kennesaw.edu. We also encourage you to regularly visit the Phish Market, a new service from University Information Technology Services cataloging known phishing attempts and other malicious emails targeting KSU community members; you can access the Phish Market at http://phishmarket.kennesaw.edu/.

What is Phishing?

Phishing is the fraudulent practice of sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies in order to induce individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers. The Phish Market catalogs these attempts as well as other malicious or exploitative emails.

Tips for Identifying Phishing Attempts

The Phish Market also includes regularly updated tips and strategies for identifying malicious messages. You can learn more here.

Contact the KSU Service Desk

We encourage you to contact the KSU Service Desk at service@kennesaw.edu or 470-578-6999 for questions or assistance with identifying malicious emails or securing your KSU account information.
Posted 3 months ago. Mar 02, 2019 - 15:43 EST
This incident affected: Office 365 / Campus Email.