Tag: phishing

Mason sees record number of phishing attacks

Mason has faced a record number of phishing attacks in the past nine months.¬†With high profile security breaches making headlines in the private and government sectors, Internet users have more reason than ever to tread carefully when it comes to…

Two phishing efforts attempt to steal sensitive information

Two phishing attempts occurred earlier this week in an effort to obtain sensitive information from Mason students, faculty, and staff. Phishing is an effort by hackers, imitating legitimate companies or organizations, to obtain private information. According to an email sent…