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Monthly Archives: June 2017

“Petya” Ransomware Warning

Posted on by mbordas

Earlier this week, a major cyberattack hit government agencies and businesses in Europe and around the world using a type of malware referred to as Petya. Petya is similar to the recent WannaCry attack in that it appears to infect computers with … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Malware |


Posted on by beltzer

WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK! We would like to know how we can improve the ITS Security Blog and present security content that is more useful, engaging and tailored to the needs of the USC community. Please take a moment to … Continue reading

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Getting Help Dealing with Identity Theft

Posted on by mbordas

The Federal Trade Commission provides valuable information about how to report and recover from identity theft. Continue reading

Posted in Education |

June Security Updates

Posted on by beltzer

Microsoft Microsoft recently released security updates for Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Windows, Silverlight, Skype for Business, and Adobe Flash Player. For more information about these updates, see the Microsoft Security Update Guide at Cisco Cisco recently released a security update … Continue reading

Posted in Patch Tuesday, Security Updates |