Information Technology Services

Tax season is upon us and with it comes a surge in tax-related scams. With the increasing sophistication of fraudsters, it’s imperative now, more than ever, to arm yourself with knowledge and vigilance.  Don’t let criminals steal your hard-earned money and personal information. Here’s how to play it safe:  The Game  They want money and [Read More]

Information Technology Services (ITS) is reaching out to keep our community in the loop about recent scamming attempts that are circulating among us. Our goal is to equip you with the necessary awareness to recognize and avoid these scams to keep you secure and untroubled. Let’s stay vigilant together. Employment Scams If a job ad [Read More]

Holiday scams are unfortunately common, as reported in a recent AARP survey. Here are some key takeaways from the survey and some tips to protect yourself:   🎄Be a smart giver: Ever received a suspicious donation request? You’re not alone — 39% of us have been there. 🎁 Stick to charities you know and love, or [Read More]

A malicious phishing campaign that is targeting UNCG students is currently underway. Remember the following, the ITS Service Desk (6-TECH) will never call and ask for your password will never call and ask for your MFA (Multi-Factor Authentication) code That information is yours and you must keep that information private! The current phishing campaigns: threaten to [Read More]

UNCG is seeing an uptick in phishing emails. Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools allow grifters to create more convincing and harder-to-detect phishing messages. Microsoft filters out many malicious emails, but scammers are constantly improving their methods.  Recent phishing strategies include:  threatening to disable your account unless you take action; offering fantastic work opportunities; and offering deals [Read More]