Please be advised that a new phishing scam has shown up in the email boxes of some Temple University users. This specific scam references a "Job currently recruiting" A more detailed example of the email message can be found below.
If you receive such an email, DO NOT click on any of the links, visit the web site, or respond to the message -- simply delete the message.
If you have responded to the message, call the Help Desk at (215) 204-8000 and select option 2 to speak to a Help Desk representative.
From:Student Service Date: Tue, Jan 21, 2020 at 1:05 PM Subject: EARN NOW To: **************
This Job is currently recruiting. A job that will not affect your present employment, studies or fun and it is very rewarding. You get to make up to 300.00 U.S.D in a week.
This is my second month of working with the company, this company is legitimate and there is evidence for you to verify. I refereed you with my personal school email so you can report me to the appropriate school authorities if it doesn't turn out to be real.
If You are interested you can visit their website at [LINK REDACTED] to apply and read more about the job.
Microsoft has announced another critical zero-day vulnerability this time impacting the Internet Explorer browser.
This vulnerability is dangerous as it impacts all versions of Internet Explorer and can be exploited to gain elevated rights of the logged-on user. With these rights, an attacker could create rogue accounts, install malware, or steal data from the impacted system.
We are in communication with Microsoft to determine when a patch will be available to install and recommend not using Internet Explorer with SU-Accounts on critical systems until patched.
If you have any questions, please contact the Help Desk through the tuhelp.temple.edu website or at 215-204-8000.