Monthly Archives: November 2012

After identity theft – consumer rights

You’ve heard all the warnings about preventing identity theft – don’t reply to email messages that ask for personal or financial information, protect your social security number and passwords, watch out for “shoulder surfers.” But what do you do when … Continue reading

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Learn more about IT Security

The IT Security department at ECU develops, oversees, evaluates, and supports policies, standards, procedures and programs to maintain a secure digital environment that safeguards the university’s information resources. Learn more by visiting the ITCS service catalog entry for IT Security.

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Do NOT respond to the “Helpdesk Upgrade” phishing scheme

WARNING! A current phishing scheme informs victims that the Help Desk is upgrading servers. It asks you to click on a link for further instructions, then asks you to authenticate with your username and password.  DO NOT LOG IN! This … Continue reading

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