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Are you looking for a Job? Read this!

March 18, 2024 by | IS&T

Dear Chapman University students, The Information Systems & Technology (IS&T) team wants to alert you about a sharp increase in fraudulent emails circulating within our community, promising easy pet-sitting and other part-time job opportunities to our students. As the semester draws to a close, it’s crucial to remain informed and cautious of online scams, particularly

How to Avoid Falling for Scams Online

November 30, 2023 by | IS&T

With the end of the year nearing, your friendly Chapman University Information Security department would like to provide you with some tips on how to spot and avoid some common online scams: Don’t Fall Victim to Fraudulent Job Offers! Job/check deposit scams lure unsuspecting individuals with promises of easy money or work-from-home opportunities. Here’s how

The Holidays Are Around the Corner, and So Are Online Scammers! A Special Message From the Information Security Office

November 16, 2022 by | IS&T

Online Scammers are after your hard-earned money or personal information. Thousands of people get victimized by scams during the holidays each year. According to the Internet Crime Complaint Center’s (IC3) 2021 report, non-payment or non-delivery scams cost people more than $337 million. Credit card fraud accounted for another $173 million in losses. Read the FBI

Tech Support Scams Don't fall for them!

November 1, 2016 by George Viegas | Uncategorized

Bad guys are continually coming up with new ways to scam you out of your money. Their latest trick is a Tech Support scam that puts a big warning screen on your computer, claiming that if you do not call the support number, your whole hard disk will be deleted in 5 minutes. DON’T FALL FOR IT!!! There are

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