Don’t be fooled by this new “extortion” email, it’s a scam

A new phishing scam has been reported on the University’s campus, and it would not be out of place in an episode of Black Mirror. In fact, it is disturbingly similar to the “Shut Up and Dance” episode. Basically, the attackers use an old password in...

May 2014: You and Your Passwords

As part of our overall information security policy, the University of Delaware requires that you use strong passwords. Strong passwords are vital to information security: they protect your accounts and information from unauthorized access and use.

What makes a good UDelNet password?

UDelNet accounts have access to University information and computing resources, which means they are prime targets for hackers. Every individual at the University is responsible for his or her own account, including the password to that account.