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Equifax Data Breach

On September 7, 2017 Equifax announced that they had a cybersecurity incident that potentially exposed personally identifiable information(PII) for 143 million people. The data contained name, SSN, date of birth, address, and for some, driver’s license number. Credit card numbers for 209,000 people were also exposed. Equifax will be mailing out notifications for those impacted by the credit card information.

Equifax is offering free identity theft protection for everyone, even if you were not affected by the breach. To sign up for the credit monitoring and for additional information about the breach visit the Equifax site

Addtional information about Identify Theft can be found on our site

Phish – Subject: MAINTENANCE

This is not a legitimate TCNJ email. It is a phishing message. From: IT Helpdesk <> Subject: MAINTENANCE Date: August 29, 2017 at 10:38:35 AM EDT To: IT Helpdesk <>   We are eliminating all unused email to create more space and increase your web mail SPEED.  Unused email will be disabled during this maintenance. Your account must be… Continue Reading

Important message Phish

Another phishing message reported. From: The College of New Jersey <> Date: Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 2:40 PM Subject: Important message from TCNJ Faculty/Staff To: Recipients <> Dear Employee: You have new important message from Faculty/Staff. Click here to read Thank You Information Technology Services The College of New Jersey The message linked to… Continue Reading


New phishing message From: XXXX Subject: RE: WIRE TRANSFER NOTIFICATION Date: April 4, 2017 at 2:17:16 PM EDT To: XXXX Hello,   Can you please confirm funds made to your account mistakenly by bursary Dept. Followed by an image that links to site that copied our login screen Continue Reading

W-2 Scam Notice

It’s that time of the year again. With tax season upon us, attackers are stepping up their efforts to steal your data.  The IRS is reporting an increase in scam emails regarding W-2 information. IRS Scam Notice Let’s take some time to review safe email practices. Always be skeptical – an email “From” address can… Continue Reading

WebEx Extension RCE

A vulnerability has been made public that could allow an an attacker to remotely execute code on a victim’s computer using the WebEx browser plugin. The vulnerability can be exploited by visiting a specially crafted website. WebEx has released an update to address this vulnerability.  Make sure all web browsers are plugins are up to date… Continue Reading

New Type of Phishing Attack

It’s 2017 and email phishing is not new, however, there is a new technique attackers are using specifically against Gmail accounts. Malicious email messages appear to contain an attachment, but clicking the attachment will open a new browser tab that appears to be a login screen. This form will capture account credentials and send them to the attacker. To… Continue Reading

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