» Information Security

The Information Security Office maintains a world class cyber security framework for strategies, standards, and policies. These ensure that all identified information assets are available with appropriate integrity and confidentiality.

For information security questions, please email dis@chapman.edu or call (714) 744-7972. To report an incident, please use the "Report Incidents" button on this page.

Please continue to report any suspicious or malicious message by forwarding it as an attachment (ctrl-alt-F  in Outlook)  to abuse@chapman.edu The attachment format preserves hidden delivery header information that is helpful for reporting or blocking.

Latest phish email status

Below are the latest phish emails that we are seeing impacting our Chapman community. Check below to verify if the email you see has been reported or detected as a phishing attempt

 

+ - Phish email dated 8/25 [subject line: [Chapman Password Warning: You send us email to change Your password again]

Your password will be changed Again


You just change your Password few hours ago, please confirm with us if you are the one that did so.

If you did not request this change CANCEL REQUEST & RECTIFY THIS PROBLEM <link removed> to cancel this request immediately. Do not Ignore to avoid account closure.

+ - Phish email dated 8/22: [Meeting Notification]

You have a meeting notification.

 

Click here <link removed> to view full details

 

Thank you.
Chapman University

+ - Phish email dated 8/21: [UPGRADE YOUR ACCOUNT TO AVOID CLOSURE OF YOUR EMAIL ACCOUNT]

Dear Scholar,

 
Your email account will be blocked in response to a complaint received by the administration
 
According to provision 13.3 of the Terms and Conditions, Your account may at any time
 
Terminate its Services for your account and all your data is will be lost
 
CLICK HERE <link removed> to Protect and Strengthen the security of your mail box

 
© 2016 Inc. All Rights Reserved

+ - Phish email dated 8/19: [Chapman shared Important Documents through docDrive View now!]

<Information Security office notes: No content in the email, but has a pdf file that contains a link to a malicious url that attempts to obtain your gmail login and password>

+ - Phish email dated 8/19 [subject line: UPGRADE YOUR ACCOUNT TO AVOID CLOSURE OF YOUR EMAIL ACCOUNT]

Dear Scholar,

Your email account will be blocked in response to a complaint received by the administration
 
According to provision 13.3 of the Terms and Conditions, Your account may at any time

Terminate its Services for your account and all your data is will be lost

CLICK HERE <link removed> to Protect and Strengthen the security of your mail box


 

© 2016 Inc. All Rights Reserved

+ - Phish email dated 8/17: [subject line: You have new document from Chapman University Faculty and Staff]

You have a new documents from Chapman University Faculty and Staff

Click to open: <link removed>

+ - Phish email dated 8/16 [subject line: RE: Attn: Service Desk]

Importance: High

Dear User,

The school's webmail system database is undergoing a monthly system upgrade. You are hereby required to update your Account. CLICK HERE. <link removed>. To Upgrade your Account.

+ - Phish email dated 8/16 [subject line: UPGRADE YOUR ACCOUNT TO AVOID CLOSURE OF YOUR EMAIL ACCOUNT]

Date: Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 1:39 PM
Subject: UPGRADE YOUR ACCOUNT TO AVOID CLOSURE OF YOUR EMAIL ACCOUNT
To: noreply@chapman.com

Dear Scholar,

 
Your email account will be blocked in response to a complaint received by the administration
 
According to provision 13.3 of the Terms and Conditions, Your account may at any time
 
Terminate its Services for your account and all your data is will be lost
 
CLICK HERE to Protect and Strengthen the security of your mail box

 
© 2016 Inc. All Rights Reserved

+ - Phish email dated 8/09 [subject line: ACCOUNT CLOSE DOWN]

Google




Dear User,

 

We received your request to shut down your account We will process your request within 24 hours.

To retain your account, kindly Cancel Request to continue using Google services.

 

CANCEL REQUEST & RECTIFY THIS PROBLEM

© 2016 Inc. All Rights Reserved.

+ - Phish email dated 8/8 [subject line:Your New Payroll.]

Dear Member

 

1 New Notification Regarding Your New Payroll

<link removed>

Best Regards,

 

Chapman University

Notify IS&T immediately when you become aware of...

  • Theft or missing computer, laptop or mobile device
  • Breach of sensitive information (social security number, student records, etc.)
  • Any computer infections or spyware
  • Serious system outages