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Today at TP/SS: Learn About Transgender Inclusion on Campus Including Restroom Issues

It's Academic

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The April 17th Edition of the Curriculum Newsletter Is Available Online

Guest Lectures

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A Mathematical Tour of the National Mall, Wednesday in HT304


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MC Faculty and Staff Present at the League for Innovations in the Community College Conference


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Staff Council Meets in the Mannakee Building, Thursday, April 20

Professional Development

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Opportunity for Faculty: Interlink Alliance Holds Development Conference at Morgan State University

Workforce Development

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Workforce Development and Continuing Education Impact Report

From the Board of Trustees

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Board of Trustees Public Meeting Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Transfer News

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Final Days to Register for the Transfer Ambassador Training

Campus Sports News

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Raptors Baseball Is 16-16 Overall, 6-8 in MDJUCO

Community Engagement

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HERTime2shine Family Fun Day April 22, Silver Spring Civic Building


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Beware of Latest Phishing E-mails

College/Campus News

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FaceTime FY'17 Year-end Review Presented by Dr. Janet Wormack, May 10 LIVE online!


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Arab American Heritage Month

MC Events

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Humanities Students' Cherry Blossom Conference, April 21

Commencement Update

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Volunteers Needed for May 19 Commencement - 70th Anniversary

Arts at MC

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Artwalk! This Week at MC-Germantown

Student Affairs

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April 17: Learn About Transgender Inclusion on Campus Including Restroom Issues


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Political Science Class Visits Courts of Appeals in Annapolis

Beware of Latest Phishing E-mails

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Category: IT@MC

Published: 2017-04-17 00:00:01.000

Last week the College was hit with two real phishing attacks that resulted in employees clicking on the malicious links and providing their MyMC/Active Directory/Office 365 user names and passwords.

Please note that Montgomery College will never ask for your password.

Remember the theme: Stop. Think. Report.

It is not just College resources that can be compromised. Your own data is at risk if you take the bait in a phishing campaign. Recent attacks at other schools include direct deposit fraud, where the bad guys get into your Banner Web account and update your direct deposit information to redirect your paycheck to another bank.

Please be vigilant.

Attached are examples from the actual phishing campaigns that attacked College users. Please remember that since we migrated employee mailboxes to Office 365, you will not receive mailbox size/quota alerts.

To learn more about Phishing consider signing up for Phishing Awareness classes offered from 1 to 2 p.m., through MC Learns, on the following dates:

Takoma Park/Silver Spring April 25, CM 211
Rockville April 26, SW 306
Germantown April 27, PK 178

Takoma Park/Silver Spring May 8, CM 211
Rockville May 9, SW 306
Germantown May 10 PK 178

**Registration is available under the Cybersecurity category**

If you are unable to make the classes, consider the Cybersecurity Awareness e-courses offered through MC Learns. The e-courses are short and quick to point out what to look for in a Phishing e-mail and how to spot a malicious link.

Related Media

  1. Real Phishing Examples.pdf
  2. PhishMeButton.jpg

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