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Key Zoom Features for Secure Meetings

Zoom is committed to providing a safe and secure communications platform that allows users and administrators to customize their security and experience via easy-to-use settings. We have engaged some of the industry’s top security professionals and our clients to advise us as we continue to develop our products and services given that we are now supporting so many

Beware of COVID-19 (CoronaVirus) Scams!

With mainstream discussions of CoronaVirus and it’s reach dominating the media it is imperative that you remain vigilant as malicious actors may try to trick you to perform unsafe actions. Please use caution when opening any media or clicking links that you were not expecting. Threats can come in many different forms. Protect Yourself by

As Windows 7 Reaches End of Life, New Scams Emerge

As of January 14th, Windows 7 will no longer be supported by Microsoft. The company will stop releasing patches and updates, which may leave Windows 7 users susceptible to new threats. Anyone still running Windows 7 should upgrade to Windows 10 as soon as possible. Microsoft thoroughly explains what this means for Windows 7, and

New Scary Email Scam Goes After Your Banking Info

From Fox News: A new email scam that goes after your banking information looks so legit it could fool you. The scam pretends to be Citibank replete with an authentic-looking website, according to cybersecurity news site BleepingComputer, which credits MalwareHunterTeam as the organization that discovered the scam. The fake Citibank domain, or website address, is a convincing fake: “update-citi .com.” That’s a

‘Do not open’: Scam Text Message Poses as Package Tracking Notification, Report Says

From Fox5NY: ORLANDO, Fla. – Online technology magazine ‘How-To-Geek’ said that scammers are targeting people through believable text messages posing as shipping and delivery confirmation messages. The magazine goes on to say that although this is not the first time that scam SMS texts have been sent out, it does seem that more people are receiving these messages.  If

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Security awareness means knowing how to protect University and personal information assets. The UISO has many resources to increase and support security awareness.

Learn about IT Security Awareness Training HERE

Learn about how to identify and protect yourself against Spam and Phishing attacks HERE

Fordham University will never ask you to provide personally identifiable information (PII), such as your Fordham ID number (FIDN) via email. As a rule, do not send any PII through email. If you receive such a request via email, contact IT Customer Care.

Fordham University provides Bitdefender antivirus software, available as a free download to students, staff, and faculty.

Download Free Supported Antivirus Software HERE

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