• March 22, 2016 - IT Department

    EMAIL SAFETY – March 2016

    What is ransomware? Ransomware is a type of malware that restricts access to your computer. Ransomware typically infects a computer through a malicious email, email attachment, or from a downloaded file. This infection usually can be removed by paying the attacker. We encourage employees to always check the validity of an email or email attachment. […]

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  • May 27, 2015 - IT Department

    Post Alert: 05/27/2015

    Some users have reported receiving an email from Home Depot regarding an account being accessed from a different location. This email is not legitimate, do not click on the attached link in the email as it does not redirect to Home Depot. If you feel that you have received a legitimate email from Home Depot […]

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  • - IT Department

    Location Link

    Meeting ID: Will be told over the phone Entry Code: Bering_1 Location: https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/bsnc   https://secure2.sophos.com/en-us/products/free-tools/virus-removal-tool/free-download.aspx

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  • May 13, 2015 - IT Department

    Reminder – 05/13/2015

    This is just a reminder to BSNC employees, contractors, and BSNC JV employees of some simple tips that can help you keep your email account and computer from being compromised. • If you receive an email that you are unsure of, for example accounting @beringstraits.com, contact ITsupport@beringstraits.com to verify the sender, or look up the […]

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  • February 10, 2015 - IT Department

    Post Alert: 02/10/2015

    Some users have reported receiving an email from American Express regarding “unusual activity in your American Express account“, do note that this email is not legitimate and the email should be deleted. Please do not click on any link from this spoof email. The following information is from the American Express (safe link) website: Nearly […]

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  • December 5, 2014 - IT Department

    Post Alert: 12/05/2014 – Fraudulent PayPal Email

    Dear valued PayPal® member: Due to concerns, for the safety and integrity of the paypal account we have issued this warning message. It has come to our attention that your PayPal® account information needs to be updated as part of our continuing commitment to protect your account and to reduce the instance of fraud on […]

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  • November 24, 2014 - IT Department

    Post Alert: 11/24/2014

    Some users may have received phishing emails about a “Security Concern on your American Express Account/Credit Card” or a Daily Report email containing a ZIP file. These emails are not legitimate, and some may contain links asking you to download and view a file or to visit a website to view more information. Again these […]

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  • November 13, 2014 - IT Department

    Post Alert: 11/13/2014

    Some users may have received phishing emails about an “ADP Past Due Account/Invoice” or a Daily Report email containing a ZIP file. These emails are not legitimate, and some may contain links asking you to download and view a file or to visit a website to view more information. Again these emails are not legitimate. […]

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  • October 24, 2014 - IT Department

    Post Alert: CryptoLocker

    ABOUT CRYPTOLOCKER: CryptoLocker was a ransomware trojan which targeted computers running Microsoft Windows and was first observed by Dell SecureWorks in September 2013. CryptoLocker propagated via infected email attachments, and via an existing botnet; when activated, the malware encrypts certain types of files stored on local and mounted network drives using RSA public-key cryptography, with […]

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  • September 24, 2014 - IT Department

    Post Alert: 09/24/2014

    Some iOS device users may see that there is an update to the new iOS 8, build number 8.0.1. If you have an AT&T or GSM-based iPhone, it is advised to SKIP 8.0.1. Apple is working on a patch that will resolve issues related to cellular connectivity on AT&T/GSM iPhones.

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