Information Technology Services

Phishing Email Alert

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Dear Campus Community, The University was targeted in a malware attack recently carried out via an email address Chitra Anantharaman <chitra.anantharaman@XXXX.edu> The emails did not originate from our campus and were “spoofed”, meaning the sender address and/or name is faked. This is done to make the victim believe the message is legitimate. There will likely

SPAM Filtering

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Dear Campus Community, In an effort to enhance our email spam protection system ITS will be introducing a new email filtering system which will provide greater efficiency and more reliable spam identifications. The weekly End User Digest emails will be replaced by a new Spam Quarantine Summary email, which has the added benefit of providing

Android Stagefright Vulnerability Basics

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What is Stagefright? When you think of stagefright, the first thing you probably think of is the nervous feeling you get before public speaking. To Google, though, Stagefright is a media playback engine that allows you to view media content on your mobile phone. Why does Stagefright matter? Under normal circumstances, the average Android phone