VIRUS THREAT: Spoofed email targets AU users

Auburn University is being targeted with a virus threat through an "official looking" email (see below). Do NOT click the link in the message. Delete the email.

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From: Auburn IT HelpDesk [mailto:username@tigermail.auburn.edu]
Sent: Friday, February 22, 2013 10:57 AM
Subject: Security Alert: Update Java

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This is an automatically generated message. Please DO NOT REPLY.
If you require assistance, please contact the Help Center.
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The Office of Information Technology wants to make you aware of an important advisory regarding a Java vulnerability which may compromise your computer's security. This is a serious matter and may impact all campus Mac and PC users.
The Office of Information Technology strongly recommends that you update Java as soon as possible.

For specific technical requirements, please see:

<BAD LINK HERE>

If you are a Banner Admin User or Kronos Admin User, you are strongly encouraged to use the 32-bit version of Internet Explorer 8 or 9 with Java 1.6_39 as your dedicated browser for Banner Admin or Kronos Admin. Banner Admin and Kronos Admin users are also encouraged to disable Java in all other web browsers except IE.

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E-mail ID: 298080
Online Session PID: 95800870505767
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Auburn IT HelpDesk
http://www.auburn.edu/oit/
Email: helpdesk@auburn.edu


Last Updated: February 22, 2013