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It’s summer and we are in the natural disaster season. When disasters happen, giving to a charity is a great way to help those in need. I don’t know about you, but when I give money to a cause, I want to make sure that it’s going where it’s supposed to.  Criminals take advantage of [Read More]

Have you ever gotten an email offering you $500 to wrap your car with an advertisement? These kinds of offers are often a check-cashing scam. The “marketing company” sends you a check to deposit and then instructs you to use the money with a specific business. The trick is that the check is bad and [Read More]

Posted on March 18, 2021 In 2020, 81%of online data breaches reported worldwide were due to compromised credentials. When an individual adds a second authentication factor (a second piece of evidence in addition to a password to verify identity), the likelihood of their credentials being compromised drops to 0.1%. To bolster data security of the entire [Read More]

Don’t get scammed by phone calls, emails, or people claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service. Have you ever gotten a phone call threatening that the “IRS” is filing charges against you, or confiscating your property tomorrow? Well, guess what? The real IRS would never call or email you with such claims. The IRS [Read More]

On February 13, an email announced the launch of a new Identity Access Management (IAM) application for all UNCG computing accounts. The initiative was first announced to the campus community on October 13, 2019. IAM requires some added security elements to which all UNCG users must comply. The directives have caused some concerns among the [Read More]