“Why don’t I see my grades yet?” A question we frequently receive at the end of the semester approaches. We know how important grades are to you. That is why we wanted to share our involvement in the process. The Division of Information Technology assists the Office of the Registrar with making the links for […]
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The Scam Many individuals have reported receiving emails that say “FIT Persons Name” has invited you to view the following document followed by an Open in documents button. This email is a phishing scam. When an individual clicks the link they will be redirected to a fake Google permission page if they click allow they grant […]
The Division of Information Technology is open Monday (4/10) – Thursday (4/13) during Spring Recess. However, FIT will be closed on Friday, (4/14) for Good Friday. As a reminder, when the College is closed the Administrative Offices at FIT are also closed – including the Divison of Information of Technology. If you have questions while the College […]
FIT and other SUNY campuses have recently seen a number of spoofed requests to open documents in Dropbox. The requests come in email and appear to come from legitimate FIT email addresses, but the “sender” is not someone who would communicate with you over Dropbox and the subject line is blank or nonsensical. The phish […]
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service issued a reminder warning to all employers about an email identity-theft scam that spoofs emails from senior management, payroll or human resource departments to trick employees into revealing sensitive information such as their W-2 forms. Scammers are targeting schools, nonprofits, and other organizations. How the scam works The cyber criminal […]
What is Ransomware? Ransomware is computer malware that encrypts the files on your PC, making them (and often your whole computer) unusable. It may also encrypt files on network drives that you have access to, like your N: drive. You regain access to the files by paying a ransom to receive a decryption key. In […]
Cyber criminals are taking advantage of college students looking for work and wanting to make extra money during their limited free time. Scammers target student emails and places students look for work and to connect with employers. Below you will find some of the scams meant to target students looking for a job.
“Can you hear me now?” “Hold on let me go upstairs – I am in the basement.” No doubt you’ve been on one end of this conversation. Cell tower signals cannot or are weakened when trying to penetrate through the layers of concrete and other building materials to reach subterranean levels. As of Monday, January 30, 2017, there […]
How the Phishing attack works The newest phishing scam is so “efficient” that many experienced technical users have reported falling for it. The scam tricks Gmail users into revealing their login credentials.The phishing attack starts with an email that contains what appears to be an attached PDF document, but is, in reality, an embedded image […]
FIT will be closed on Monday, January 16th for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. As a reminder, when the college is closed the Administrative Offices at FIT are also closed – including the Division of Information Technology. If you have questions while the college is closed you can email TechHelp@fitnyc.edu and we will reply as […]