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The Information Technology Security Program intends to protect Internet and Information Technology systems resources and assure their availability to support all of the College’s operations.

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Phish – Subject: CAMPUS NEWS. (JOB OPPORTUNITY)

New Scam/phish reported From: Constanza Escobar Lagos (Alumno) <constanza.escobarl@usm.cl> Date: Thu, Sep 10, 2020 at 7:09 PM Subject: CAMPUS NEWS. (JOB OPPORTUNITY) To: Good Day ! We are notifying you about a part time position. A Job that will not affect your present employment or studies, fun and rewarding. You get to make up to…

Phish – Subject: Condolences

Phishing message report. Sent from 3rd party using sendgrid to spoof tcnj.edu accounts. The event has been reported.    Subject: Condolences To: It is with sadness in my heart i announce the death of my daughter and best friend Julie XXXX XXXX. Julie died on the 7th of September after her long battle with Leukemia.…

August 2020 Security Patches

Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday addressed 120 vulnerabilities.  17 are critical severity rated, with two zero days addressed.  The first allows attackers to bypass security features to load files, and the second affects the Internet Explorer scripting engine, allowing attackers to execute code. Both zero days are actively exploited and one is publicly disclosed. Additional information can…

Phish – “Faculty&Staff Evaluation”

Another shared document from an external compromised account phish. This is not from the President… Please ignore and delete similar messages.

Phish – Subject: Failure Error Messages

Phish reported July 30, 2020. Please ignore and delete these  messages From: IT-Operation-Check <tsururunnext@sv3123.xserver.jp> Date: Thu, Jul 30, 2020 at 12:55 AM Subject: (12) Failure Error Messages – To: XXXX Tcnj Cloud {12} mails has failed to load and Released to inbox as a result of SSL server error on xxxx@tcnj.edu Reload status below to…

Phish – Subject: UNIVERSITY NEWS!!!

New phish reported. Please ignore and delete. Subject: UNIVERSITY NEWS!!! To: XXXX Good Day! We are notifying you about a part time position. One of our institution’s Alumni (Mrs Jessica) needs a part time pet_sitter to care for her lovely pet dog for nine hours every week. She offers to pay Five hundred dollars weekly.…

Phish – Subject: Special Request

New gift card scam reported Subject: Special Request Good morning XXX, I’m planning to surprise some of the staffs with gifts during this unprecedented health crises, your confidentiality will be appreciated. However, i need you to get a purchase done. Email me once you get this. XXX Dean of the XXX XXX@tcnj.edu Sent from my…

Zoom Privacy and Security

Zoom has received a lot of media attention over the past few weeks due to its sudden surge in popularity. It is important to note that TCNJ has a service contract with Zoom, which makes our Zoom instance significantly different than the free version. Zoom has quickly pushed out updates to address reported vulnerabilities, usually…

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