Volume 52, Number 48

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, November 26, 2015

TBI says phishing emails on the rise

In March, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation saw a marked increase in the number of phishing emails sent to State of Tennessee employees. Unfortunately, with this increase in malicious email also come users who click and compromise their accounts.

Recently, many State employees received an email that directed them to click a link because their email account had exceeded its limit. This was a clever phishing email that redirected the user to a website hosted in the Czech Republic.

If you ever receive email from individuals or groups (such as the email, network support, help desk or security group), carefully inspect the email and DO NOT click on any links unless you are 100% certain that the request is legitimate. If the email requests credentials such as passwords, USER ID, social security number or other personal information, it most likely is a malicious attempt to compromise your credentials.


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