Please be aware the CSIT has received a number of reports from faculty and staff of a new phishing scam targeting NWU accounts. This particular variant has managed to evade the security filters on our Office 365 tenancy, so you may see it in your Inbox.
WebAdvisor has moved to a new website over the weekend. The new address to access WebAdvisor is https://webadv.nebrwesleyan.edu/WebAdvisor/WebAdvisor. If you have this site bookmarked, please update your bookmark to the new website since the old site will eventually stop working. If you use the link off of CSIT’s webpage, th
As our new semester begins, CSIT is receiving reports of a widespread new phishing scam reaching NWU user Inboxes.Some details of this particular scam are included below.Please be alert for this - as well as other - phishing scams as we move through this transitional period.
Android lets Google know where you are ... even when it isn't supposed to do.
Online publication Quartz has apparently discovered that the Android OS is collecting location information and transmitting it to Google, even when location services are turned off on the Android device.
CSIT has been alerted to several instances of a new phishing scam which targets recipients' Office 365 credentials. While we do not yet know how wide spread this particular phishing scam is, it is deceptive and sophisticated enough to warrant a special alert to our faculty, staff and students.
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. In fact, the security breach which took place in August of 2013 effected every single Yahoo account, as well as Tumblr, Fantasy and Flickr. The total number of hacked accounts is now being reported at just about 3 billion user accounts.