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Cyber Security Workshop II

The second cyber security seminar will be held in Green Hall room 14 at 10AM on 10/26/2016. NCSAM is coming to a close, so all annual security awareness training must be completed by the end of the month. Continue Reading

Cyber Security Workshop

This first cyber security seminar will be held in the Education Building room 200 at 10AM on 10/12/2016. Feel free to participate even if you did not preregister. Continue Reading

Security Awareness Training 2016

TCNJ’s annual IT Security Awareness Training is now active. Each year all employees must complete Security Awareness Training. This year employees are only required to complete 1 of the training modules. Additional information and instructions for completing the training can be found at https://security.pages.tcnj.edu/program/security-awareness-training/ Continue Reading

Another Payroll Phish

This is another payroll phishing attack Subject: E-Notification of Your Payroll 2016 Dear Member, You have 1 new notification regarding your payroll 2016. Click Here To Renew Regards, IT Help Desk © 2016 The College of New Jersey Continue Reading

Payroll Phish

Please be aware that TCNJ was recently targeted in a payroll phishing attack.  If you received an email similar to the one bellow please ignore the message and do not click any of the links.  If you did visit the attacker’s website and submit your login credentials you should change your password immediately. Dear: Account… Continue Reading

Mozilla Releases Security Updates for Firefox

Mozilla released an update for Firefox to fixed a serious flaw allowing remote access to local files. Visiting a malicious website could allow an attacker to access files on the victim’s local file system. The vulnerability is being actively exploited on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. The vulnerability has been fixed in Firefox 39.0.3 and Firefox… Continue Reading

Andorid Remote Code Execution Exploit

An exploit has been discovered in a media library that affects all Android phones from version 2.2 to the present version 5.1.1.  A specially crafted Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) message could run code on the victims smartphone without any user interaction.  Google has issued a patch, but no patches have been pushed to any devices.… Continue Reading

Least vulnerable operating system of 2014 was…

  According to GFI Blog – A tie between Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 with 36 total vulnerabilities (24 high, 12 medium, 0 low) However, the author, Cristian Florian from GFI Blog, has grouped the operating systems together in a dubious manner and has left out major/monolithic components that cannot be removed from the OS. … Continue Reading

Cyber Security Outlook 2015

From The Center for Internet Security, below are some highlights for 2015. To read more from CIS experts about this year’s trends and threats, visit the CIS blog. Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attacks A Denial of Service (DoS) attack is an attempt to make a system (such as a website) unavailable to its users.… Continue Reading

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