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Information Security

» 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 infosec@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.

+ - phish email date 7/01 [subject line:Update!]

We are currently upgrading our database against unauthorized access. Click HERE<link Removed> to validate your account.

+ - phish email date 6/28 [subject line:Chapman University IT Center - Email Access has been Temporarily Suspended.!

Dear User,
Due to Security Breach on our SSL Server,Access to
Your Email has been Temporarily Suspended.
Click here <link removed> - Verify Your Email Account
Best Regards,
IT Help Desk
© 2017 Chapman University

+ - phish email date 6/21 [subject line: Very Urgent!!]


I received this message from your mailbox and I have upload the documents via Microsoft Exchange Portal just  CLICK HERE <link removed> and sign in with your email address to view documents. 


Best Regards

Cantrell, Jessica

*Infosec Note: The link takes you to a cloned Chapman Exchange Log in page. If you entered your credentials, contact the servicedesk at extension 6600

+ - phish email date 6/09 [subject line:Admin Warning]

Dear User,

Your University E-mail account will be shut down due to several negligence of emails regarding mailbox upgrade.

To avoid this please Click here<link removed> to verify and update your Outlook Account.

Mail Admin

+ - phish email date 6/01 [subject line:IT Service Provider]

Due to regular spam coming from mail user we have decided to add security to mail user account to prevent your mail from being use from sending spam mail and also change our login site, Kindly LOGIN<link removed> to verify and secure your mail and added 1 GB to your mail.

Server Desk.
Service Provider

+ - phish email date 5/23 [subject line:PO 164-2017]

Infosec Note: The email comes with a malicious attachment (word document) attached - if you opened the attachment and double clicked the red icon, please contact the service desk immediately at extension 6600 or email servicedesk@chapman.edu


Dear Sirs,

Please find enclosed the design of 5000 pcs set of our new order and send quotation for attached list of materials.

Please check and do the needful urgently…

Thanks & Best Regards

Best Regards

Angela Draper

Sales Co-Ordinator
Dixon Group Europe Ltd

+ - phish email dt 5/3 [subject line: John Doe has shared a document on Google Docs with you]

To: hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh@mailinatordotcom
Subject: John Doe has shared a document on Google Docs with you


John Doe has invited you to view the following document:

Open in Docs <link remove>

+ - Phish email dated 4/21 [subject line:Your mailbox ]


Your mailbox is filled up and need to be validated  to avoid deactivation. Kindly click on the link below to avoid your account from been disabled.




Outlook365 Support.


+ - Phish email dated 4/14 [subject line: ICT SERVICE DESK]

Dear Email Users,

Your password Will Expire In The Next TWO {2} Days Current Mail Users Should Please Log On To IT-WEBSITE To Validate Your E-mail Address And Password,Or Your E-mail Address Will Be Deactivated.Thank You.

ITS help desk



©Copyright 2014 Microsoft

All Right Reserve


Notice from St. Joseph Health System:
Please note that the information contained in this message may be privileged and confidential and protected from disclosure.

+ - Phish email dated 4/11 [subject line: Urgent: Mandatory Password Reset ]


Your IT administrator has initiated a mandatory password reset for your organization due to a suspected hacking attempt.

Please create a new password immediately to ensure your account is protected.

CREATE NEW PASSWORD <link removed>

© Microsoft Team. All rights reserved. 

+ - Phish email dated 4/02 [subject line:Your Order # 588963 placed on 04/01/2017 is paid]

Order confirmed. Thank you!

Hi dear - Order confirmed. Your order has shipped to 861 E Sandhill Ave , Carson, California , United States

Metode Payment : Paypal

GOPRO HERO 4 Session Action Camera GPS WiFi Video Photo Camcorder BRAND NEW

Estimated delivery : Sun. Mar. 11 -  Mar. 21
Shipping service : Standard Int'l Shipping
Item #Â : 281862130319
Transaction id : 1487509438018             Â
                  Its Not You ?
Cancel Payment






+ - Phish email dated 4/02 [subject line: [Not Virus Scanned] Invoice #1404 (number can be anything) ]

This email is being sent in order to inform you that a new invoice has been generated for your account.

Your Account Login: XXXXXXXX@chapman.edu

The file is password protected for your protection. The password is 123456

Thank you.
Kiran Bapatla (this could be different)

InfoSec note: The file is a zipped archive that opens with the password attached. Please do not open. Forward to abuse@chapman.edu .

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