Tag: Email

Phishing Attempt

Information Security has been alerted to a Phishing email that is being delivered to accounts at the College. This does not indicate that your account has been compromised. The e-mail has the subject: “Fraudulent CC charge from XXXXXXXX@cofc.edu“. The body reads: “I have this $582 charge on my card from XXXXXXXX@cofc.edu I am attaching my…Continue Reading Phishing Attempt

Safe Sender List

Why did a student’s email end up in my junk email folder? The College faculty and staff junk email folder is managed locally. You can add email addresses and domain names that you trust to the Safe Senders List. This way, messages from those sources are never considered as ‘junk’. You can add g.cofc.edu to your…Continue Reading Safe Sender List

Outlook Web App Security Features

One of the security features of the Outlook Web App (OWA) is your ability to monitor and administer all of the devices that you may use to connect to your College email account. With OWA, you can ensure that only the devices that you have authorized to sync are connected, as well as delete the accounts of old devices no…Continue Reading Outlook Web App Security Features

Spam Filter Upgrade to the Faculty and Staff Email System (CofC.edu)

Date: January 25, 2014 Time: 5:00PM Description: On Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 5:00PM, Information Technology will upgrade a critical component of the faculty and staff email system (CofC.edu). This upgrade will provide improved spam, virus, and phishing protection. There will be no disruption in service and no email will be lost during the upgrade….Continue Reading Spam Filter Upgrade to the Faculty and Staff Email System (CofC.edu)

Microsoft Exchange Server Upgrade for Faculty/Staff at the College of Charleston

Information Technology is beginning implementation of a new Microsoft Exchange 2010 server that will modernize our communication capabilities on campus!  This project has been in the planning phase for several months and we are proud to announce that we are about to begin the implementation phase of the project.  Our new Exchange 2010 server offers…Continue Reading Microsoft Exchange Server Upgrade for Faculty/Staff at the College of Charleston

Phishing Attack- email delayed

You may receive non-delivery email messages from a number of email providers, including Hotmail, AOL and Comcast.  This is the result of a compromised email account that sent out thousands of spam messages.  Because of this we have been blocked by some mail systems as spammers.  Most of these blocks will be removed within the…Continue Reading Phishing Attack- email delayed

Google Apps for Students Launched

We are excited to announce the launch of Google Apps for our students, including “CMail”. This is the replacement system for Edisto email. A group of SGA members have been pilot testing this system since January. Google Apps offers significantly improved mail service for our students, with storage limits exceeding 7.5 gigabytes, messages up to 20 megabytes,…Continue Reading Google Apps for Students Launched