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Avoid Osama Bin Laden Phishing Scams

With the recent news of Osama Bin Laden’s death, ITD’s IT Security staff is anticipating phishing attacks. Please be aware of e-mails containing references relating to Osama Bin Laden. Users are encouraged to take precautions by doing the following.

  • Trust your instincts
  • Understand the risks of opening unsolicited e-mail
  • Treat e-mail attachments with caution
  • Avoid clicking on links in unsolicited e-mail
  • Turn off the option to automatically download attachments
  • Keep software up-to-date
  • Ensure antivirus software is kept up-to-date

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