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Cybersecurity Advisories

Stay up to date with the latest cybersecurity threats

Information about Zoom Meeting Notifications

The Office of Information Security has received several reports of emails from Zoom alerting Penn State users to meeting attendees waiting in their personal meeting room. These emails are being sent by Zoom, and given the current Covid-19 crisis, please be aware that...

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Microsoft Quarantine Notification

When Office 365 quarantines a message or file sent to a Penn State user it should generate an email that looks like the image below. This message is usually legitimate.  If you do not recognize the sender mentioned in the message it is very likely that the contents...

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Coronavirus Phishing Advisory

Penn State’s Office of Information Security was informed of various malicious sites that are attempting to use the current Coronavirus pandemic as bait for their phishing campaigns. As always, their ultimate goal is to either steal your credentials or install...

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RE: ABS HFS Purchasing Group

A number of user have reported receiving messages alleging to be from the "ABS HFS Purchasing Group" or similar.  There is a file attached (sometimes named named form.doc). DO NOT OPEN IT. You will infect you machine with the Emotet banking Trojan. Please see this...

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