Archive: Announcement

  • Extortion Email Alert

    Extortion Email Summary: Extortionists are actively targeting the GU community and the public at large using fear and shame as their primary tactics to lure victims to pay them via BitCoin or leak

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  • Reboot Your Home Router!

    VPNFilter Malware Detected in Network Routers Reboot Your Router Now!   Summary: The FBI has issued a new, urgent warning in the United States to those who use internet routers in their homes o

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  • Phishing Email Alert

    Salary Notification Update: May 8, 2018 Another round of phishing targeting GU Faculty is actively circulating.  Subject line is "Paycheck Error Correction Letter." Do not click on the link in

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  • GDPR Explained!

    What is GDPR? The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new privacy law that governs the use of personally identifiable information. The GDPR grants certain legal rights

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  • New GU Policy! Two Factor Authentication to GU Systems

    Two-factor authentication is the industry standard to guard against malicious compromise of online accounts.  More common consumer websites utilize these techniques, including your financial institut

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  • Intel Computer Chip and OS Vulnerabilities

    Security researchers have detected and reported on critical technology vulnerabilities referred to as to “Meltdown,” Spectre,” and “IOHIDeous” flaws in recent weeks.  Meltdown and Spectre involve

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  • MAC OS X 10.13 and Greater Vulnerability

    On November 28th a software developer publicly reported a security vulnerability on Mac operating systems, High Sierra 10.13 or greater.  This vulnerability allows anyone to login to a Mac device and

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  • Holiday Online Shopping

    Happy Online Holiday Shopping  With Black Friday fast approaching, cybercriminals are fully aware of the excitement around the massive deals and specials, they are already formulating ever-more cr

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  • Vulnerabilities in Wireless Networks

    Cyber Alert: Critical Vulnerabilities Reported with Wireless Networks You may be aware of a widespread vulnerability that was reported last week affecting most everyone and every device that uses

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  • October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month!

    As we bring National Cyber Security Awareness Month to a close, we’d like to thank you all your doing your part in protecting Georgetown and yourself from all the threats that put us and our data

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