Information Security

Critical Security Update from Microsoft

Microsoft released an important security update this morning to address a critical vulnerability in the Internet Explorer browser. This vulnerability could allow an attacker to gain control of your computer.   All users on a Windows computer should install this update right away, whether you use Internet Explorer as your browser or not.  **Please note:…

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Mac Updates – Beginning March 17, 2015

The following information applies to all faculty, staff, and administrators who currently use a Mac (Apple) computer. If you are using an SJU-provided Mac, please continue reading this email in its entirety. An ongoing priority for the Office of Information Technology (OIT) has been to ensure a safe computing environment for the campus community. This…

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Phishing Scam: Dropbox Share Requests Now Being Faked

According to Wikipedia, Phishing “is the attempt to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and sometimes, indirectly, money) by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. Communications purporting to be from popular social web sites, auction sites, banks, online payment processors or IT administrators are commonly used to…

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