Author: robin_chace

Yesterday’s email disruptions

Good afternoon, Yesterday, several of our faculty and staff members were affected by a temporary email disruption. This happened to some users in the morning, and others in the late afternoon. Our email storage system experienced a limited, but marked,…

Spam/Phishing Alert

Early this morning, some Emersonians received an email from a “Lennon, Brian” claiming that their password would expire in 48 hours. The email included a link purportedly for account validation, and is similar to a message we discussed last month.…

New VPN

The Emerson Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a service that allows Emerson staff and faculty to access their Cabinet folders (and other internal-network-only services) from off-campus. The VPN we were using has gotten quite old and has to be sent…

Spam/Phishing Alert

Last night, many Emersonians received an email from a “Barbara Wynne” claiming that their password would expire in 48 hours. The email included a link purportedly for account validation. This email is a phishing scam: do not click on the…