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VUMC implements enhanced protection against email phishing

Aug. 31, 2017—In response to many phishing attacks targeting Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) email accounts, the institution has subscribed to Microsoft’s Exchange Online Advanced Threat Protection (ATP).

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A message from Vice Chancellor John Lutz regarding email phishing attacks

Jul. 6, 2017—Vice Chancellor for Information Technology John Lutz discusses a recent increase in email phishing attacks and what you can do to protect your information and the Vanderbilt community.

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Protect yourself from phishing attacks

Jun. 29, 2017—With the advent of the new fiscal year, Vanderbilt IT is beginning to detect an increased amount of phishing activity targeted toward university employees. Review best practices now to protect yourself.

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Phishers target Medical Center employees via fake salary increase emails

Jul. 14, 2016—VUMC IT Security Operations has detected a targeted attack against VUMC users. Phishers continue to target Medical Center employees with information pertaining to salary increases. Subject lines of these emails usually include verbiage resembling “Payroll Increase,” “Salary Documents,” or “Your New Paycheck.” Below is an example of a fraudulent email: Hello, We assessed the 2016...

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Protect yourself against phishing attacks

Sep. 28, 2015—Phishing attacks continue to pose threats to health care and education institutions in particular. Learn how to recognize and protect yourself from phishing.

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Protect yourself against phishing attacks

Jan. 20, 2015—In light of a nationwide warning against phishing attacks on human resource systems, the recent Sony security breach, and a number of on-campus accounts being compromised in November, Vanderbilt IT has compiled some useful information about phishing.

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