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Zoom Client Upgrade 6.0.0

April 9, 2024 by | IS&T

Zoom’s forthcoming release of version 6.0.0 indicates a significant update for users, focusing on enhancements in both visual and functional aspects of the Zoom client. We anticipate this version to be released on 4/15/24. Here’s a more detailed look at what this update could entail: Visual Refresh The appearance of the Zoom desktop app has

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

Embrace the Fast Update Option on Zoom!

March 25, 2024 by | IS&T

Zoom constantly evolves with new features and security enhancements. To make the most of this evolving technology and ensure your digital interactions are both secure and efficient, turning on automatic updates and selecting the “Fast Update” is a strategy everyone should adopt. Here is why: Stay Secure The primary reason to keep your Zoom application

Are you looking for a Job? Read this!

March 18, 2024 by | IS&T

Dear Chapman University students, The Information Systems & Technology (IS&T) team wants to alert you about a sharp increase in fraudulent emails circulating within our community, promising easy pet-sitting and other part-time job opportunities to our students. As the semester draws to a close, it’s crucial to remain informed and cautious of online scams, particularly

Welcoming the New Microsoft Teams Experience

March 15, 2024 by | IS&T

Dear Chapman Community, On Friday, March 22, we will be switching to the new Microsoft Teams! This upgrade is part of our ongoing commitment to provide the best tools and technology to support our learners, educators, and staff. The new Microsoft Teams brings innovative features designed to make our digital interactions more efficient, engaging, and

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

New Campus Account Password Requirements

February 6, 2024 by | IS&T

Dear Campus Community, As part of our ongoing commitment to safeguard our campus community’s personal and academic data, we are introducing a critical update to our account password policy. We are taking a big step to boost Chapman University’s online safety. Effective June 15, 2024, all campus account passwords must be at least 12 characters

Unexpected MFA Codes and What to Do About Them

January 29, 2024 by | IS&T

As we navigate the complexities of the online world, a new security challenge has emerged: the unsolicited receipt of Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) requests. This occurrence is a significant indicator that someone might be attempting unauthorized access to your online accounts. MFA is a way of verifying your identity when you sign in to an online

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