Do you know the basics of computer hygiene?

According to Karl Hassler, director of IT Security and Compliance, “Securing your computer is the single most impactful step you can take toward cyber security. Each of us has a responsibility to ourselves, our families and the campus community to ensure that our...

Take a bite out of phish!

Around this time last year, the media was publishing stories daily about the hacks that compromised email accounts of John Podesta, Colin Powell, and the Democratic National Committee. Although these incidents parallel one another in many ways, the most fundamental is...

What are hackers after?

Whatever their motives, most hackers focus on a few things: exploiting people, stealing data, and compromising systems. Over the past few years, hackers have been focusing less on brute force attacks on servers and security measures; instead, they focus on tricking...

ARE YOU CYBER AWARE?

This October marks the 14th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), a collaborative effort between more than 600 organizations to ensure people in America have the resources to stay safer and more secure online. As part of the University of Delaware’s...

TAKE A BITE OUT OF PHISH

Phishing is an increasingly common and dangerous cyberattack perpetrated using email. Hackers and scammers, often pretending to represent familiar organizations like the IRS or a bank, send out emails that contain links to malicious sites or malware-infected...