SECURE UD NEWS

Windows 7 and Server 2008 Retirement

Effective January 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer support or provide security updates for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008/R2. IT Pro teams within each college are identifying systems within their unit that are running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008/R2 and are...

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Cybersecurity in pop culture

When you hear the word hacker, what image comes to mind? The idea of hacking and tech-based conflict has been apparent in movies and television since the 1980s and 90s, so it's no wonder that you may have a distinct picture in your head. As technology has...

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7 types of cyber criminals

These seven cybercriminal profiles detail what the various M.O.s of each criminal, the resources they have available, and what crimes they can commit. Do you know who’s behind the attacks? We’ve opened the dossiers on seven kinds of cybercriminals:...

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UD Hosts InfraGrad Seminar on Intellectual Property Protection

On April 4, University of Delaware Information Technologies (UD IT) hosted the Delaware chapter of InfraGrad for a symposium on threats to intellectual property. Presenters were received by a packed room as InfraGrad members liaised with UD IT, Research Office, Public...

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How to spring clean your digital life

It's easy to let your digital data build up into a big, scary mess. Because it is often out of sight, we frequently forget just how much personal information builds up on our devices and accounts. We've broken down the best digital spring cleaning tips into a 3-week...

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Keeping your data safe while traveling

Looking forward to traveling this summer? We are too! Here are a few tips you may not have heard before to help keep you safe while out-and-about this summer: Beware of fraudulent hotel booking sites According to a 2015 study, 15 million hotel bookings are...

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The Internet and your children’s safety

As adults, we recognize the powerful capabilities the Internet provides. We can communicate, purchase, view, and share almost instantly. With this growing interconnectivity, collaborators can seamlessly exchange ideas and pave the way for revolutionary...

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Campus targeted by gift card fraud

Spear phishing for iTuna. I mean, iTunes... Some 91% of cyber attacks begin with a spear phishing email.* Phishing attacks have been on the rise at UD—keep reading to learn more about how to identify and protect yourself against these attacks. What is...

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Privacy Resolutions

5 resolutions you can make in 2019 to better protect your personal data:   1: Consider using a disposable email accountRather than giving out your work email for everything, try using different accounts for different purposes. Or, better yet, use a...

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