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News & Announcements

Critical Apple OS Updates for August 2022

September 2nd, 2022

As a result of several critical cyber vulnerabilities being reported in Apple products, the company has released macOS and iOS updates. These patches are considered urgent updates that address a…

Ukraine Donation Scams are Rampant

March 10th, 2022

Mar 10,2022 “We expect the variety of phishing and malware campaigns, as well as the volume of messages sent daily, to increase steadily, and the attackers to adapt their persuasion…

Georgetown University Cyber Defenses

February 25th, 2022

As a result of recent and ongoing geo-political events, UIS has adopted a heightened cybersecurity posture for protecting the University’s critical infrastructure, assets, and…

Sextortion Events on the Rise – Don’t Take the Bait

September 3rd, 2021

The FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) warns about a large increase in the number of ‘sextortion’ complaints. Sextortion (or sexual extortion) occurs when someone threatens to distribute…