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Beware of the Latest iPhone Password Reset Scam

March 28, 2024 by | IS&T

Cybercriminals have discovered a method to manipulate what appears to be a glitch in Apple’s password reset function, launching a scam that could lock you out of your iPhone if not handled cautiously. Krebs on Security highlights that the scheme begins with a single Reset Password alert, followed by a barrage of similar warnings. The

Protect Yourself: Recognizing the Manager Impersonation Scam

March 27, 2024 by | IS&T

The age-old tactic of impersonation scams, also known as the Gift Card Scam, is rearing its head once more within our campus community. In this scheme, scammers assume the identity of a manager or other trusted authority figure, claiming unavailability for direct communication and requesting a “favor” via email. Typically, this favor entails purchasing gift

The FBI Sounds the Alarm on the Sextortion Scam

February 15, 2024 by | IS&T

A new and distressing cybercrime known as online sextortion is increasingly targeting teenagers. This crime involves malicious individuals who disguise themselves online to coerce young people into sending explicit images or videos. The aftermath involves a demand for money, with the threat of sharing these images with the victim’s family and friends if they do

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