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October 14, 2019

Cybersecurity Awareness Month Week 1: Own IT

A picture of the UVA Rotunda, with a white shield and keyboard superimposed over the Rotunda with the words:  Own IT. Grab a Shield.

A picture of the UVA Rotunda, with a white shield and keyboard superimposed over the Rotunda with the words:  Own IT. Grab a Shield.

In the first week of Cybersecurity Awareness month, you OWN IT.

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September 16, 2019

Cybersecurity Awareness Month Week 3: Defend IT

Picture of two UVA football team members on defense with the words:  Return to the home field and defend it.  Beat hackers and beat Duke!

Picture of two UVA football team members on defense with the words:  Return to the home field and defend it.  Beat hackers and beat Duke!

In the third week of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Hoos DEFEND IT. 

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August 06, 2019

[08/06/19] New Windows Vulnerability

A recently discovered vulnerability in the Intel processing chips of Windows computers could enable hackers to bypass security controls and steal data.  A patch released in July addresses this flaw, so update now and keep your data safe!

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July 09, 2019

Zoom Vulnerability

[Update 7/9 @ 6:30pm] A third-party researcher has uncovered a security vulnerability in the Zoom client for the Apple Macintosh. This vulnerability affects access to the webcam on Macs with Zoom installed, and could allow a malicious person to control the user’s camera. An earlier issue, involving a DDOS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack has already been patched...

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May 15, 2019

Update now! Critical, remote, wormable Windows vulnerability

hacker entering your computer

hacker entering your computer

Microsoft has released a patch to address some critical operating system vulnerabilities in Windows XP, Windows 7, and Windows 2003.  These vulnerabilities can be used to permit  a fast-moving malware threat like the WannaCry ransomware attacks.  If you are running one of the affected operating systems, patch today! (Better yet, update your Operating System!)

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January 28, 2019

Privacy Day at UVA

"Want to protect your data? Three University of Virginia experts tell us how in Part I of an article for International Privacy Day. "

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