Managed security provider MessageLabs reports that during March, 2010:
- Over 90% of all email messages were spam
- 1 in 358 email messages contained malware
- 1 in 513 email messages were phishing attacks
During April each year there is a marked increase in fraudulent email messages allegedly coming from the IRS, tax service providers, financial institutions, etc.
Please be extra vigilant about not opening any suspicious email messages. If you receive anything that you are suspicious of please either delete the message or contact us at email@example.com.
Chief Information Security Officer
Information Security Architect
Brandeis University Library and Technology Services