News & Alerts

February 6, 2017

The IT Security Office has received reports of a phishing attack.

This particular phishing attempt used the technique of hiding the malicious website inside of a PDF.

February 1, 2017

Several Duke employees have reported a new tax-related phishing scam.

December 27, 2016

A targeted message from "joegary88@yahoo.com" has been sent to a number of Duke professors, purporting to be from a current Duke student seeking information about a course reading list.

December 19, 2016

Online training company Lynda.com has notified customers of a database breach, but Duke users of the Lynda.com service should not be impacted.

December 14, 2016

The IT Security Office has received reports of a phishing attack.

December 8, 2016

The IT Security Office has received reports of a phishing attack.

December 1, 2016

The IT Security Office has received reports of a phishing attack.

November 22, 2016

Congratulations to the winners of the “spot the phish” contest, part of the IT Security Office’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month activities in October.

November 17, 2016
The IT Security Office sent this email to Duke faculty and graduate students. The graphic to the left is an example of a "spear phishing" email received at Duke.
November 3, 2016

The IT Security Office has received reports of a very targeted phishing attack.

If you have received the message below, please delete without replying. If you have replied or been in continued communication with the sender, please contact the OIT Service Desk at (919) 684-2200.

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