Computing Services and Instructional Technology

Guess who just got a $7M federal contract to protect the IRS against fraud?

If you guessed Equifax - and why would you? - you would have been right.

Massive increases in the number of hacked Yahoo accounts announced

Yahoo has today revealed that the number of accounts hacked in a previously announced security breach is vastly larger than originally reported.

Apple releases iOS 11.0.1 with fixes for Mail app

Apple Computer has today released an incremental update to their mobile operating system for iPhones and iPads.

Mail app in Apple's iOS 11 update imcompatible with Microsoft Office 365, Outlook.com and Exchange Server 2016.

Apple has released the latest version of their mobile operating system – iOS 11.  Whatever improvements the new mobile OS might includ

Equifax announces huge data breach

The credit rating and reporting firm Equifax today reported a huge data breach with potential impacts on almost half the population of the US.

ALERT: Be alert for Hurricane Harvey related scams

When disasters such as Hurricane Harvey strike, it is natural to consider what we can do to help and, often, that comes down to contributing something to disaster relief efforts and charities.

SECURITY ALERT: New phishing scam reported

We appear to be starting the academic year with yet another widely distributed email phishing scam.

Network Nebraska Internet services restored after brief outage

Internet services have been restored to NWU following a brief outage. 

SECURITY ALERT: Updated assessment of “NotPetya” (this weeks’s cyber attacks)

Security firms are re-assessing the most recent wave of cyber-attacks which spread across the world in the last 48 hours.

SECURITY ALERT: New, widespread ransomware attacks reported across Europe

News agencies are reporting this morning a new wave of cyber attacks are hitting computers across Europe.