IT News & Events

Bargains on personal software available to USU employees

It’s easy to take for granted the software you use every day as an employee at Utah State University. It costs you nothing. It’s only when you go to get a new personal computer loaded with software that you begin to appreciate the software you use at work.

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If it is not really your boss, you are in deep trouble

Imagine you have a boss who can get just a little blunt and direct when she is busy and under pressure. She doesn’t like a lot of email back and forth when she is rushed. One day she sends you an email asking you to quickly take care of an urgent bank transfer. No time to explain now.

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Internet Skeptic Blog

"Help! Send Money!" Scam Analyzed

"Help! Send Money!" Scam Analyzed

One use of a hacked/phished email account is to send a request for help to everyone in the addressbook and more. Here's how one of those scams plays out...

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Computer Security Threats

Spear Phish Targets USU

This morning we received about 250 copies of a bogus message forged to appear to be from servicedesk@usu.edu with a link to a fake Outlook-in-the-cloud (Office365) login page.

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