Paige Thompson is accused of breaking into a Capital One server and gaining access to 140,000 Social Security numbers, 1 million Canadian Social Insurance numbers and 80,000 bank account numbers, in addition to an undisclosed number of people's names, addresses, credit scores, credit limits, balances, and other information...
According to the FBI, cyber-attacks against schools have become more common. This assessment is supported by the number of incident reports received by the NJCCIC from education sector organizations across the State. As educational institutions increasingly integrate technology to store student and faculty information, and provide educational services, they remain prime targets for cyber-attacks. Several recent incidents
Privacy on the web is a growing concern. Tom Merritt suggests five privacy plugins to help keep your personal information safe. Privacy seems to be on the mind of a few people these days. Granted, most of the conversation is about how to get companies to respect yours—but until they do, there are some things
Via: Bleepingcomputer.com A new phishing campaign is underway that pretends to be from the “Office 365 Team” warning recipients that there has been unusual amount of file deletions occurring on their account. The phishing scam, shown below, pretends to be a warning from the Office 365 service that states a medium-severity alert has been triggered. It
Via: Wired.com By now, it’s difficult to summarize all of Facebook’s privacy, misuse, and security missteps in one neat description. It just got even harder: On Thursday, following a report by Krebs on Security, Facebook acknowledged a bug in its password management systems that caused hundreds of millions of user passwords for Facebook, Facebook Lite,
One of the most common cyber attacks involves sending e-mails posing as friends, professors and coworkers. Attackers are hoping you share your credentials and other personal information that they can use to compromise your account.
Learn how to identify and protect yourself against Spam and Phishing attacks HERE.
Cybersecurity is the shared responsibility of everyone. Students, staff and faculty alike can help contribute to an enviroment of safe online practices. There are many things you can do to help keep everyone’s information safe.