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07/05/2019
New scam email claiming to be from David Seidl
Remember, folks: Don't click on links in emails.
06/12/2019
Direct deposit phishing scheme targets Miami
Be aware of a new phishing scheme targeting direct deposit information.
06/11/2019
Microsoft patches Windows XP vulnerability
Windows XP users should update their systems immediately, thanks to a patch pushed through this week by Microsoft.
05/30/2019
Another successful ShredFest comes to a close
This year marked the ninth annual ShredFest event, and once again it was a resounding success. A total of 147 people attended this yearÂ’s ShredFest, and provided over 8,400 pounds of paper to be shredded.
05/08/2019
ShredFest heads to Oxford on May 16
The mobile shredder from Document Destruction will be visiting the Oxford campus Thursday, May 16 (during finals week), between 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. at Cook Field (near Pulley Tower).
04/11/2019
Another phishing scam appears to be from President Crawford
Please be aware that a new phishing email message is making the rounds that appears to be from University President Dr. Gregory Crawford.
04/08/2019
Traveling in the age of technology
In the spirit of post-Spring Break blues, here are some quick security tips for staff, faculty, and students alike to remember when setting sail on upcoming adventures
03/25/2019
What do you need to know about Windows 7 End of Life?
Windows 7 will hit end of life (EOL) and receive its last security-related updates on January 14, 2020.
03/22/2019
Important Information Regarding Miami Wireless Updates
The SSL certificate Miami uses for its wireless network will be updated between 8:00 and 9:00 pm on Tuesday, March 26. Following the update, users may be asked to re-authenticate to MU-WIRELESS and eduroam, and some users will also have to forget the networks and re-add them.