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Members of the UNCG community have recently become the target of a gift card scam. These are hand-crafted attacks where criminals impersonate a senior UNCG employee and direct the victim to purchase retail gift cards. This has unfortunately cost employees hundreds of dollars. In this specific scam, the attacker impersonates someone you know using the [Read More]

As the holidays approach, ITS reminds you to be aware of seasonal scams and malware campaigns. Be wary of fraudulent social media pleas, calls, texts, websites, and door-to-door solicitations for donations to charities. Do some research online about the charity. Be careful how you pay. Keep scammers’ tricks in mind. Read more: How to Donate Wisely [Read More]

What: MAGIC Capture the Flag Competition When: Saturday, November 3 (Registration Closes on Wednesday, October 31) Where:  UNCG Campus, Elliott University Center (EUC), Dail Room The MAGIC Capture the Flag is an ethical hacking cybersecurity competition for entry-level participants.  UNCG will host up to five teams of four participants, who will work together to solve a [Read More]

Adobe, Inc. recently announced the discovery of several severe security flaws in its popular Acrobat DC and Acrobat Reader software, which are used to view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in Portable Document Format (PDF). These security problems could allow malicious attackers on the Internet to take control of an affected computer and steal [Read More]

UNCG Information Technology Services (ITS) has added Google Drive to the Google Vault retention and e-Discovery service for all UNCG G Suite accounts. This expands the Vault service that previously only handled email retention & e-Discovery. Vault will make it easier for all UNCG employees to retain copies of all work-related electronic documents, including those [Read More]