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Scott Kodai working in his ITSS office. Photo credit: Elizabeth Helmer

ITSS phishing out scam emails

Elizabeth Helmer // March 28, 2016

On Feb. 19, 277 Blackboard accounts, student center accounts and Wildcat emails could no longer be accessed. The accounts were shut down on that late Friday afternoon leaving students stranded for help...

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Malicious email shuts down estimated 1,000 Chico State student portals in past month

George Johnston // February 19, 2016

An estimated 1,000 Chico State portals have been shut down because of a phishing email. According to Chico State IT Support Service staff, an email was sent sometime last month with a malicious link...

Email job offer scam tries to swindle students

Austin Redfern // March 5, 2015

  Chico State students have been the recent target of a fraudulent phishing scam that is showing up in their Wildcat email accounts claiming to offer employment. Sophomore Ariana Baumann...

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