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The Information Technology Security Program intends to protect Internet and Information Technology systems resources and assure their availability to support all of the College’s operations.

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Phish – Subject: Re-Validate

A phishing message was reported this afternoon. If you received a message similar to the one below please delete it.           From: Zimbra <>         Date: Sun, Dec 9, 2018 at 5:15 PM         Subject: Re-Validate         To: XXXX           Dear…

Phish – Subject: Follow up

  Another phishing message just like the last one, but from a different address.    From: Kathryn A. Foster <> Subject: Follow up  Date: October 11, 2018 at 2:08:28 PM EDT To: XXXX Reply-To: Kathryn A. Foster <> Are you available  — Best Regards,  

Phish – Subject: Follow up

Another targeted phishing message. Please continue to report these message to From: “Kathryn A. Foster” <> To: XXXXX Subject: Follow up Are you available?

Phish – Subject: BUSY?

Another targeted phishing message reported. Subject: BUSY? l need you to run a task ASAP, let me know if you’re unoccupied FYI: I can not take calls at the moment. Regards,

Active Phishing Campaign Targeting Student Email Accounts

A warning has been issued about a phishing campaign specifically targeting students with fraudulent billing information, which is then used to steal financial aid funds. Always be cautious when clicking links or replying to emails and report suspicious messages to Additional information can be found here

Duo 2FA for VPN

TCNJ has implemented Duo for multifactor authentication(2FA). Duo will be required for all VPN connections at the start of the fall semester, but you can be an early adopter and start using Duo right now! Visit the Duo Multifactor Authentication page to learn more. 

Phishing Message – Subject: ***IMPORTANT*** PLEASE READ

A phishing message was reported this morning. The message contained a PDF that may be malicious, which links to an external phishing site. If you recieved a message similar to the one below please delete it.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on May 25th, 2018. Please visit the TCNJ Privacy Office web page for more information about GDPR.

Phish – IT DESK: Emergency Situation on Campus

Another phishing message reported. MEMO linked to a copy of our sign in page.  Subject: IT DESK: Emergency Situation on Campus Hello All, There is an emergency scare on Campus. Please go through MEMO released and endeavor to follow protocol outline Thanks Amparo Scolding

Phish Alert button for Google Chrome

Reporting threats and suspicious messages observed by our community is one of the most useful tools in our cybersecurity arsenal. We have recently deployed a new tool that makes it even easier to report phishing messages. The Phish Alert button is an extension for the Google Chrome web browser that will add an new button to…