Archive: Announcements

  • 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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  • Ransomware Alert: Petya

    Ransomware ALERT What’s going on? There’s a new ransomware threat out there. It’s called Petya and it’s very similar to Wanna Cry, the ransomware that recently spread through over 150 countries

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  • Widespread WiFi Vulnerability Alert

    Widespread WiFi Vulnerability Apple has released a new security update that you should install as soon as possible.  This operating system update, across virtually all Apple products, fixes a few

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  • Student Email Scam Alert

    Attention Students: Beware of Email Scam Be advised that there is a fraudulent email being sent to students regarding a fake employment opportunity.  The email subject line is “Personal Assista

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  • Equifax Breach Alert

    National Cyber Security Alliance Responds to Equifax Breach updated 9/12/17 Credit freeze: What is it and should you do it?  updated 9/11/2017 Equifax announced a major data breach yester

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