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10/04/2019
New sophisticated phishing scam pretending to be your colleagues
IT Services has received several reports that a new, sophisticated phishing scam is on the prowl.
10/02/2019
It's here again: October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month
Each year, IT Services celebrates National Cyber Security Awareness Month with several weeks of activities geared toward educational awareness of information security and security in general.
09/25/2019
Chegg Data Compromise
Miami was recently notified that the textbook rental company Chegg suffered a data breach in April 2018. The breach affected approximately 40 million customers, some of whom are Miami students and faculty. Here is what you can do to help protect yourself.
09/18/2019
New email phishing message appears to offer internship opportunity
Information security has received numerous reports that a fraudulent email message about Fall 2019 internships has been circulating.
07/05/2019
New scam email claiming to be from David Seidl
Remember, folks: Don't click on links in emails.
06/11/2019
Microsoft patches Windows XP vulnerability
Windows XP users should update their systems immediately, thanks to a patch pushed through this week by Microsoft.
05/30/2019
Another successful ShredFest comes to a close
This year marked the ninth annual ShredFest event, and once again it was a resounding success. A total of 147 people attended this yearÂ’s ShredFest, and provided over 8,400 pounds of paper to be shredded.
05/08/2019
ShredFest heads to Oxford on May 16
The mobile shredder from Document Destruction will be visiting the Oxford campus Thursday, May 16 (during finals week), between 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. at Cook Field (near Pulley Tower).
04/11/2019
Another phishing scam appears to be from President Crawford
Please be aware that a new phishing email message is making the rounds that appears to be from University President Dr. Gregory Crawford.