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Faculties and Staff of Chapman got Affected by the 'Critical' Phishing Attack - SPAMfighter News (press release)

Faculties and Staff of Chapman got Affected by the ‘Critical’ Phishing Attack

As per the Chapman's Vice President, Strategic Marketing and Communication, Jamie Ceman's email, above 20 faculty and staff members of Chapman have noticeably been affected by the security breach that can be termed as 'critical', in the form of phishing attack as of 4 October 2018. The email was sent by the Vice President throughout the campus in the afternoon of 4 October.

The security breach happened because of opening a phishing email by several faculty and staff members, and simultaneously accessing a malicious web page by using their official Chapman logins. This allowed the hackers to gain the access to the university accounts of faculties and staffs (whoever opened the emails and access the malicious web page). In the process, three of the employees' bank information was changed, and their paychecks were rerouted to the hackers' account.

Ceman further stated to The Panther that the...(continued)

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