Cyber Security Tips

STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Campaign
Keeping your Internet-connected devices free from malware and infections makes the Internet safer for you and more secure for everyone. The Keep a Clean Machine campaign is an ongoing effort to help everyone understand the importance of protecting Internet-connected devices from malware and infections – especially malware that connects your devices with botnets.
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Travel Cell Phone

Security Matters Blog
UST community members are often on the go — whether traveling abroad or on the move at home. Don’t let security concerns derail your upcoming travel plans! Follow the tips provided now so you can relax during that road trip, beach stay, castle tour, or local hike.
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WhenInDoubt

Educause
Cybercriminals know the best strategies for gaining access to your sensitive data. In most cases, it doesn’t involve them rappelling from a ceiling’s skylight and deftly avoiding a laser detection system to hack into your servers; instead, they simply manipulate a community member.
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DataPrivacyDay

Educause
Trust takes effort to build, yet it readily crumbles. When privacy and information security are compromised, trust is lost and everyone loses: the victims, surely, but also the institutions tasked with protecting their data. People can and should take specific steps to guard their information and maintain their privacy online.
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Ransomware MEssage

UST Information Security
What you can do to minimize the risk of Ransomware infecting your system and files.
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Ransom

UST Information Security

There is a new type of spear phishing email targeting members of the St. Thomas Community.   ITS is encouraging everyone to be on the lookout for emails referring to charges on your MasterCard or Visa.  The email has an attached file that includes a password to open the file.  Do Not Open the attached file. Once this file is opened, it will infect your computer.

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Hackers

UST Information Security
National Computer Security Day
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WolfSheep

Educause - Security Matters Blog
Identity theft is everywhere. Fortunately, there are some easy ways to lower your risk of becoming another ID theft victim. Here are some tips on how to protect and prevent against identity theft.
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CyberCrime

Halloween is a favorite holiday for many, filled with; candy, costumes, hay rides, haunted houses, and scary movies. Unfortunately, it isn’t all harmless tricks or treats out there, one place that can be especially scary is the Internet! Check out how tricksters use spoofing to disguise themselves in your email.
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FreeWiFI

Educause Security Matters Blog - Francisco J. Tamez Cavazos
Here are some tips for using public Wi-Fi safely and securely.
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NSAM

Educause - Security Matters Blog
It's National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2016, So STOP. THINK. CONNECT.
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Key Lock

It’s back to school time. Time to purchase your books, figure out your class schedule, and get moved in. One more thing to add to that list is securing your computer and educating yourself about online security. That's right, not only do you need to worry about your grades, but you also need to worry about malware, phishing schemes, and viruses (the computer kind).
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