Dangerous email

If you have received an email with the subject line “FW: Last Month Remit” and opened the ZIP archive attachment, please contact the Academic Technologies help desk immediately (919-613-7072). We have determined that the attachment contains “ransomware” – a program that encrypts all the files accessible to that computer and then informs the user that the user must pay to get the files back. The symptom you would likely experience is that you cannot open some of your documents – your applications may inform you that those files are corrupt. If this is happening to you, please shut down the computer immediately and contact our help desk.http://law.duke.edu/actech/emailfraud/

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