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New Phishing Campaign Discovered.

A CIS Cyber Alert (see below) has been published detailing a Phishing campaign that utilizes a weaponized PDF document that exploits a vulnerability in Adobe Reader(CVE-2013-2729). This campaign attempts to entice users to open the attached file by referring to an “Unpaid invoic”(sic)
This campaign is utilizing the Dyre Banking Trojan, focused on stealing banking credentials.
Recommendations:

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Phishing Attempt – 2014/2/25

The Information Security Office has been made aware of a phishing attempt that has been sent to some UTA employees.  Please delete this email if you receive it:
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From: IT.SYSTEM.ADMINISTRATOR@mta5.xxx.xxx.edu [mailto:IT.SYSTEM.ADMINISTRATOR@mta5.xxx.xxx.edu]
Sent: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 11:02 AM
To: Recipients
Subject: Your Input Needed: URGENT
Your EMPLOYEE ACCOUNT have been compromised. The is the cause of the recent increse in [...]

Phishing Attempt – 2014/2/04

The Information Security Office has been made aware of a phishing attempt that has been sent to some UTA employees.  Please delete this email if you receive it:
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From: Support
Sent: Tuesday, February 04, 2014 8:28 AM
To: User
Subject: Your Email Account

Dear Subscriber,
Due to congestion on our webmail servers, all unused and unconfirmed accounts will be [...]

Phishing Attempt – 2014/01/24

The Information Security Office has been made aware of a phishing attempt that has been sent to some UTA employees. Please delete this email if you receive it: