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Archive for September, 2021

Cyber Awareness Month: Mobile Security

Cyber Awareness Month: Mobile Security

September 29th, 2021

Week 2 – Mobile Device Security

Cyber Awareness Month: Password Security

Cyber Awareness Month: Password Security

September 29th, 2021

Week 1 – Password Security

Be on Alert for this Latest Phishing Scam

September 24th, 2021

The Information Security Office was alerted to this phishing scam that is designed to trick the victim into providing banking information as a means of direct deposit in exchange for a fake job that does not exist.  Once the banking information is provided, the hacker withdraws a large sum of money from your account.  Generally […]

Another Paid Position Phishing Scam

September 23rd, 2021

We are again seeing one of the more common ones that attempts to get you to email your banking information to the scammer in exchange for a non-existent job.  The way these work is that they “hire” you and ask for your routing and account number so that you can get “paid”.  The scammer then […]

Microsoft warns of a Windows zero-day security hole that is being actively exploited

September 10th, 2021

In a security advisory, Microsoft has warned that malicious hackers are exploiting an unpatched vulnerability in Windows to launch targeted attacks against organizations. According to Microsoft, attacks exploiting the vulnerability have targeted companies via boobytrapped Microsoft Office documents. In short, a typical timeline of infection might go something like this: One of your users downloads […]