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Security Alerts


Employment Opportunity Scam, January 23


Ho, Ho, NO! Don’t let online deals become cyber steals!, December 16

Tracking Number Email Scams Target Online Shoppers, December 15

Social Engineering and Phishing Scam Affect LinkedIn Users, November 28

Yahoo ‘expected to confirm massive data breach’, says Recode, September 22

When virtual meets reality: Pokémon GO is a real world adventure with real-life risks, July 21

300 Wendy’s Restaurants Fall Victim to Malware, May 19

Google has released a new update for Chrome, April 29

FBI Successfully Hacks the iPhone, April 05

Warning!  Details on the Latest Email Scam, February 03

Printer Model/Toner Social Engineering Scam, January 14


Dridex Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Malware Security Alert Bulletin, November 16

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month!, October 06

University’s Response to IRS Fraud, March 23


Microsoft Security Bulletin Release (Out-Of-Band), November 18

IT Security News


Yahoo issues new breach warning; Verizon shaves $300M off its Yahoo offer, February 17

Adobe issues patches, Microsoft’s usual Patch Tuesday fixes delayed, February 17

Microsoft Launches Office 365 Secure Score, February 14

Microsoft Delays February’s Security Updates, February 14

Microsoft Warns of Emails Bearing Crafty PDF Phishing Scams, February 02

Half the Web Is Now Encrypted. That Makes Everyone Safer, February 02

Police camera system in D.C. hit with ransomware, February 02

This phishing email uses an unexpected trick to infect PCs with keylogger malware, January 17

Kaspersky antivirus exposed users to traffic-interception attacks, January 06

Data: More vulnerabilities found in Google Android than any other program in 2016, January 06

Google Patches Android for 90 Vulnerabilities in January Update, January 06


New ransomware asks victims to spread the malware as payment, December 13

Google Patches Android for 74 Vulnerabilities in December Update, December 07

Visa Delays Chip Deadline for Pumps To 2020, December 07

Google Implements “Repeat Offender” Category for Safe Browsing, November 28

White House: Your logins must be better than this, September 30

Lock Down Your Login, September 29

Apple macOS Sierra Fixes 68 Vulnerabilities, September 23

Yahoo Reveals Nation State-Borne Data Breach Affecting A Half-Billion Users, September 23

Microsoft releases one of its biggest security updates this year, September 16

Adobe, Microsoft Push Critical Updates, September 16

Two-speed Android update risk: Mobes face months-long wait, August 24

Eddie Bauer is latest retailer to be hit by point-of-sale malware, August 24

Apple Updates iOS to Version 9.3.4, August 12

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2016, August 12

Google to push Flash closer to extinction with new version of Chrome, August 12

Software Bundling Outfits Intentionally Distributing Unwanted Apps, August 10

Newkirk medical records breach impacts 3.3M, Blue Cross Blue Shield customers affected, August 10

Most companies still can’t spot incoming cyberattacks, July 19

Delilah malware secretly taps webcam, blackmails and recruits insider threat victims, July 19

Ex-Cardinals employee gets nearly 4 years in prison for Astros hack, July 19

This Android Trojan blocks the victim from alerting banks, July 19

Adobe, Microsoft Patch Critical Security Bugs, July 15

Wendy’s says payment card info accessed in malware attack, July 08

Google Issues Largest Android Security Update, July 08

Symantec security flaws are “as bad as they get,” says researcher, July 01

Cisco patches critical flaws affecting device software, July 01

Noodles & Company Payment Data May Have Been Hacked, July 01

Noodles & Company Suffers Data Breach, June 30

Hacker selling 655,000 patient records from 3 hacked healthcare organizations, June 29

Microsoft Office 365 hit with massive Cerber ransomware attack, report, June 29

Online Backup Firm Carbonite Hit by Password Reuse Attack, June 24

Microsoft Patches Dozens of Security Holes, June 17

Verizon patches email flaw that exposed user accounts, June 17

Pentagon Bug Bounty Contest Uncovers at Least 100 Vulnerabilities, June 17

Firefox 47 Debuts With 13 Security Advisories, June 10

Morgan Stanley to Pay $1 Million Penalty Over Customer Data Theft, June 10

University pays almost $16,000 to recover crucial data held hostage, June 10

Microsoft Enables Threat Detection in Office 365, June 08

Banks: Credit Card Breach at CiCi’s Pizza, June 08

Android gets patches for major flaws in hardware drivers and media server, June 08

Google’s Allo Messaging App Will Offer End-to-End Encryption, May 20

Your iPhone can now run Night Shift and Low Power mode at the same time, May 17

Google Ending Automatic Chrome Support For Flash, May 17

junior judges may now authorize electronic searches in their judicial district, April 29

This tool can block ransomware on Mac OS X, for now, April 22

Adobe issues third update for April, April 22

Hackers only need your phone number to eavesdrop on calls, read texts, track you, April 20

Apple stops patching QuickTime for Windows despite 2 active vulnerabilities, April 18

Concordia University discovers keylogger security incident, March 30

Google enhances Gmail security to thwart malicious links, state-sponsored cyberattacks, March 30

Crooks Steal, Sell Verizon Enterprise Customer Data, March 30

Oracle releases out of cycle fix, Cisco patches six critical vulnerabilities, March 28

Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and others publish new email security standard, March 22

IRS Cyberattack Total is More Than Twice Previously Disclosed, March 01

University of California Berkeley once again becomes victim of cyberattack, March 01

Jersey man gets 30 months for sabotaging former employer’s servers, February 26

As Plug-ins Disappear, Browsers Gain Security, Lose Functionality, February 23

Apple finds App store within an app on Chinese App Store, February 23

Google expands Chrome’s Safe Browsing defenses to sniff out ad scams, February 05

Apple updates iOS, OS X and Safari, January 22

Cisco fixes critical flaws in digital encoder, unified computing manager and security appliance, January 22

Malicious apps in Google Play made unauthorized downloads, sought root, January 08

Time Warner Warns Customers Their Emails and Passwords May Have Been Stolen, January 08

Latest tech support scam stokes concerns Dell customer data was breached, January 08



Security Awareness Month, September 29

Best Practices


Data Privacy:  How big is your digital footprint?, January 20


Protecting Your Social Media Presence, November 28


Password Managers: The Intrepid End of the P@$$w0rD Retention Battle, August 21

Mobile Devices, February 06

Cloud Computing, February 01

Best Practices: Apache Web Server, January 06


Best Practices: Protect Laptops From Theft, August 06

Best Practices: Data Disposal, April 05

Featured Topics


Candy Hearts, Love Notes, and Cyber Scams?!, February 06

Data Privacy:  How big is your digital footprint?, January 20


Securing the Internet of Things (IoT), November 29

‘Twas the Night before Cyber Monday: Tips for Secure Online Shopping, November 15

Two-Step Verification and the New Secure Authentication Toolkit, September 22

Password Safety, August 24

Password Managers: The Intrepid End of the P@$$w0rD Retention Battle, August 16

Ransomware:  PAY UP or you will NEVER see your computer’s data again!, April 11


At Work, Nothing is Personal:  Compartmentalizing Your Inbox, December 15

One for All and All for One:  We Are All Responsible for Cyber Security, October 02

Don’t Let a Virus Get You Down, September 21

Password Managers: The Intrepid End of the P@$$w0rD Retention Battle, August 21

The Electronic Graveyard: Do Not Let Old Technology Haunt You!, May 13

From Surfing Waves to Surfing the World Wide Web: Be Safe Online While Traveling, April 14

Gone Phishing? Don’t Take the Bait, Protect Yourself from Online Poachers!, March 11

Candy Hearts, Love Notes, and Cyber Scams?!, February 11



Security Awareness Month, September 29

Password Safety, August 24

Phishing Scams, June 18


Password Managers: The Intrepid End of the P@$$w0rD Retention Battle, August 21

Social Engineering, June 11



Phishing Scams, June 18


Social Engineering, June 11

Identity Theft, June 04



Security Awareness Training, August 05

Guest Lecture Program, April 12