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Friday, September 21, 2018

Free credit freezes and year-long fraud alerts are here, starting September 21, 2018, thanks to a new federal law. Here’s what you should know: https://it.uni.edu/free-credit-freezes-are-here

Thursday, September 6, 2018

This morning has brought another round of scam emails that purport to be from President Nook, but that are not using his real UNI address. An example address that was used was "drmarknook‌@gmail.com". Personal messages to you from President Nook will come from his normal UNI...

Monday, August 27, 2018

Millions of mobile devices from eleven smartphone vendors are vulnerable to attacks carried out using AT commands, a team of security researchers has discovered.

AT (ATtention) commands, or the Hayes command set, is a collection of short-string commands developed in the early 1980s that...

Friday, August 24, 2018
Back to School: COBALT DICKENS Targets Universities

Despite indictments in March 2018, the Iranian threat group is likely responsible for a large-scale phishing campaign that targeted university credentials using the same spoofing tactics as previous attacks. Continue the story at ...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Given our Adobe licenses, there may not be a lot of use of ghostscript on campus, but if you're using it anyway, there are a number of vulnerabilities identified yesterday.  See https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/332928 for details.  From the...

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