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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

Heightened Cybersecurity Concerns Impacting LinkedIn Accounts

August 21, 2023 by | IS&T

A surge of targeted cyberattacks is affecting LinkedIn, leading to a substantial number of accounts being either locked for security reasons or seized by malicious actors. As disclosed in a recent report from Cyberint, numerous LinkedIn users have raised concerns regarding the compromise of their accounts or being locked out, with an added challenge of

Update on LastPass Security Incident

January 23, 2023 by | IS&T

What is LastPass? LastPass is a password management software. It installs as a browser plug-in, standalone or mobile software. The user sets a “Master Password” and can use it to access all the different website passwords that are stored in a “Vault.” This makes it easier to store and manage passwords in a central location.

Creating a Strong Password: The First Step in Protecting Your Data

September 14, 2022 by | IS&T

One of the most critical factors you should consider when protecting your online accounts is having strong passwords. Without it, you could be giving cybercriminals access to your accounts without even knowing! Your account credentials are a tempting target for bad actors on the internet, and to avoid becoming a victim of password hacking, you

Picking A Strong Password

October 11, 2017 by | IS&T

When it comes to cybersecurity, there are many different tools one can use to protect their personal information from cyber attackers. With that said, the most important tool is a strong password. It doesn’t matter if you have the most expensive antivirus software or the tallest firewall, once your password is compromised, none of that

500 Million Yahoo Accounts Stolen!

September 23, 2016 by George Viegas | Announcements

On September 22, 2016, Yahoo disclosed that data from 500 million Yahoo user accounts was breached back in 2014, possibly by a state sponsored attacker. This breach would include users of Yahoo Mail, Yahoo Finance, Yahoo Fantasy sports, and many other Yahoo services . The breached account information can include names, email addresses, passwords, dates

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