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Cisco recently informed customers about vulnerabilities in some older versions of the Webex Network Recording Player and Webex Player on Windows computers. Due to these security concerns, all users of Webex on Windows-based computers should uninstall the Cisco Webex Network Recording Player and/or Cisco Webex Player if the installed versions are older than WBS 39.5.5. [Read More]

On July 17, 2019, the US Department of Education (Department) issued a warning regarding observed attacks exploiting a known vulnerability in the Ellucian Banner software that serves as the core of many universities’ academic and business functions. The Department identified 62 colleges or universities that were affected by exploitation of the vulnerability, and cautioned any [Read More]

Browser notifications are becoming a channel for spam, advertisements, and other unwanted pop-up messages. When a website gets permission to send notifications to a browser, ads from that company or merchant are sent directly to that computer. This can lead to a flood of pop-up messages that can compromise the performance of computers and other [Read More]

Here are the ITS Nasty 9 tax tricks that we think fraudsters could play on members of our community to scam folks out of their hard-earned dough. Our Nasty 9 are based on the IRS’s Dirty Dozen. We chose these because they are most likely to be what members of our community might see. With [Read More]

Filing your taxes is already stressful enough, but having scammers impersonate IRS officials skews the playing field even more.  Time to brush up on your 1040 Defense. What the IRS WILL do: The IRS WILL send official letters called “notices” BEFORE calling or visiting. IRS agents WILL have 2 forms of ID, a pocket commission [Read More]