LinkedIn Phishing Email Scam

August 22nd, 2013 @

Please be advised that a new LinkedIn Phishing Email is on going. If you receive an email that looks similar to the message below please delete right away and report it the Information Technology helpdesk@mbl.edu ***************************************************************** Maria Adriana Lamounier wants to connect with you on LinkedIn. Maria Adriana Lamounier Sonographer at Covenant Maternal-Fetal         […]

Tumblr asks users to reset passwords after ‘security vulnerability’

July 17th, 2013 @

(CNN) — Tumblr urged users to download an important update for its iOS apps on Tuesday, after a “security vulnerability” put passwords at risk. “We have just released a very important security update for our iPhone and iPad apps addressing an issue that allowed passwords to be compromised in certain circumstances,” Derek Gottfrid, the blogging […]

ALERT: American Express Phishing Scam

June 11th, 2012 @

The Information Technology Group has been tracking emails messages reportedly coming from American Express to “verify a customer inquiry.”  Many in the MBL community rightly identify these messages as phishing, but we wanted to provide this reminder in case you receive one.  Always remember that no legitimate organization would ever ask you to send or input your ID and password.

LinkedIn Passwords Leaked

June 11th, 2012 @

According to several news sources, millions of LinkedIn passwords have been reported leaked online.  One of those sources, CNET, says that  “a hacker says he’s posted 6.5 million LijnkedIn passwords on the Web — hot on the heels of security researchers’ warnings about privacy issues with LinkedIn’s iOS app. . . Twitter users are already […]