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.
Oct. 6, 2016—October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and Vanderbilt IT is launching its second annual campaign to make the Vanderbilt community aware of various security issues.
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...
Jul. 14, 2016—VUIT Security Operations has detected a targeted attack against university users. Phishers continue to target university employees with information pertaining to salary increases.
Jan. 29, 2016—In recent years cyber criminals have used stolen Social Security numbers to file tax returns and claim fraudulent refunds. Phishers obtain SSNs through a corporate or government breach or by sending emails to lure unsuspecting users into providing sensitive personal information.