Protect Yourself and Your Devices
When you registered your computer/laptop/pad/tablet/phone in BlueZone to connect to the USU network, you gained access to the abundance of information and services on the internet. You have also exposed your computer to the mischief and hazards that abound on the internet. You are your own first line of defense against those ills. You should follow the 8 Steps to Protect Your Computer provided by the IT ServiceDesk and learn here how to be an Internet Skeptic. When your defensive efforts fail, the IT Security Team may be your second line of defense.
Stay informed on how to keep your computer, devices, and cyber identity secure.
Maybe the phishers are working harder because there is money to be made with hacked email and bank accounts. Or maybe there are more Internet Skeptics so the phishers have a lower success rate. Either way, you don't want to be one of their victims.
Do you have internet ports open to hackers? Use ShieldsUP!! to test your office or home computer.