- Never give out your password. Furthermore, ITS will never ask for your password. Disregard any emails you get asking for this information as Phishing attempts are common ways of acquiring usernames, passwords, and credit card details.
- Media Drives
- Never plug an unknown USB or other device into your machine when you don't know what could be on it
- Phishing attempts
- How to perceive one; Look at the user who sent it, their email, any grammatical errors, or even where links may take you rather than just clicking them to find out.
- What to do when you have one; Contact the helpdesk at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Treat every attachment as if it were an executable program. Contact the the sender of attachments to verify that the contents are safe to open or contact TSS to help further.
- Links in social media, texts, emails
- All can be potentially dangerous, it's best to initially treat links that you find in emails or in social media as threats.
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Modified on: Wed, Jul 22, 2020 at 2:10 PM
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