Computing Services and Instructional Technology

SECURITY ALERT: Phising scams on the rise

CSIT has noted a significant increase in the number of targeted phishing scams being sent to NWU email addresses.  We are urging all NWU account ho

SERVICE ALERT: Scheduled maintenance on central systems during the Easter Break

CSIT will be conducting extensive maintenance operations on central systems over the Easter Break.

SECURITY ALERT: Email extortion scam arriving in NWU mailboxes.

CSIT has this morning seen indications of a new wavy of email extortion scams targeting accounts within our domain.

SECURITY ALERT: New "secret shppper" email scams reported

CSIT has received reports this morning of a widely distributed email scam.  The scam is similar in many respects to others about which we have prev

SECURITY ALERT: Phishing scam targets PayPal accounts

CSIT has discovered and received confirming reports from numerous faculty, staff and students of a phishing scam which targets PayPal accounts hold

SECURITY ALERT: New phishing scam mixing document transmission, account security

CSIT is receiving reports of a new phishing scam which combines elements of two previous scams.  The new phishing scam appears to be widely distrib

SECURITY ALERT: Widely distributed "secret shopper" scam reported

CSIT has received reports this evening of a widely distributed email scam.  The scam is similar in many respects to others about which we have prev

UPDATED: SECURITY ALERT: Phishing scam pretends to share secure document

UPDATE: In the few moments since sending this alert, we have received additional reports of a second instance of the email phishing scam described

SECURITY ALERT: New rounds of an old email scam

CSIT has received multiple reports this morning regarding a new wave of an email scam.  This particular scam is one which we have seen before, but

NASA declares Mars rover dead

NASA today declared that the Mars rover Opportunity was dead.  The announcement comes after hundreds of attempts to communicate with the rover have