Phishing Attempt March 8, 2014 A phishing attempt was sent to a number of users on campus. The email asked the user to click on a link in the email or threatened that that user’s account would be disabled. The information details provided in the … Continue reading →
‘Tis the Season to Change Your Password Early in 2013, OIT changed the password reset policy for network accounts from 90 days to 365 days. Some accounts are now approaching password expiration deadlines, and some users may have received notifications from both the old system and the … Continue reading →
Phishing Attempt A phishing attempt was sent to a number of users on campus. The email asked the user to provide information to “restore” email access to his/her account. The information, including the link provided, the name of the sender in the … Continue reading →
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Protecting Ourselves From Online Identity Theft University of Maryland President Dr. Wallace Loh announced yesterday that a cyber-attack on the university’s servers resulted in the theft of personal information about 309,079 students, faculty, staff, and university-affiliated personnel who were issued university ID cards at either the … Continue reading →
A new report on online education finds “noise in the data” that institutions send to the U.S. Department of Education about their offerings. While 3,311 institutions say they have online programs, the report says, the actual number is more like 1,243—in part because the definition of “online” is “overly ambiguous and broad,” and in part because an institution that has multiple campuses can count each as having online programs, even if the institution in fact has only a single online offering ava...