Information Security, also known as InfoSec, protects both physical and digital data—essentially data in any form—from unauthorized access, use, change, disclosure, deletion, or other forms of malintent.
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
Coming October 26
What happened?The FBI is investigating widespread cybercriminal activity targeting college and university students via spear phishing. Spear phishing, in contrast to traditional phishing, involves highly targeted phishing emails sent to a specific group of individuals—in this case, students with federal student loans. In these more sophisticated phishing attacks, the bad actor will contact the student […]
What happened? We received multiple reports of scam phone calls that are targeting FIT students. These calls are from suspicious individuals pretending to be FIT employees asking the student to verify the last four digits of the social security number and to “go over their student file.” What should you do?If you received a phone call […]
What happened?We write to remind you to remain vigilant against cyber scams related to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Information security authorities have seen a rise in phishing attempts where the bad guys are spoofing government agencies taking advantage of the COVID-19 narrative. Examples of these scams include:Phishing emails, texts, and phone calls with the subject “COVID-19 […]
Review Past Threats
Cybercriminals often reuse or create a variation of past scams, read through our threat archives to learn more about how to stay Cybersafe.
Where in the world is attacking FIT?
The map shows countries from which we have seen and blocked actual cyberattacks aimed at FIT. We’ll keep it updated as we discover more. As you can see, cybercrimes are a world-wide problem.
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