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New telephone scam targeting UNB is one wakeup call you don t want to fall for

Author: ITS

Posted on Oct 29, 2015

Category: IT Security Alerts , IT Announcements , Our Community

Have you received a call from “Nancy” or anyone else claiming to be from Global Technical Department?phone This latest telephone scam targeting UNB members, claims to be from a department located in the Law Library and requests to go through steps to protect your computer system. What they’re really requesting is to gain access to your computer and steal your personal and UNB information via remote access tools, allowing them to take control of your computer from afar. They pretend to show you how to protect your computer, but ultimately, they are stealing information behind the scenes. #UNBarmYourself – learn how to protect yourself, protect your stuff, and protect UNB from telephone scams and more at go.unb.ca/itsecurity