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Is That Email Really from ITS?

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Phishing involves tricking unsuspecting users into revealing personal information, such as login names, passwords, or credit card numbers, usually by sending fraudulent email messages that appear to come from legitimate sources.  If you receive an email asking you to confirm … Continue reading

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New Mobile Game A Big Draw For Scammers

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Draw Something, the Pictionary-style game that has recently topped 50 million downloads, has now attracted the eye of scammers. A new Twitter scam is specifically targeting users that have tweeted about the game. The scammer’s Twitter account spams users with … Continue reading

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Social Networking and Privacy: What You Need to Know

Posted on by beltzer

Check out the new social networking and privacy story at http://cio.usc.edu/enews/socialnetworkingfall2011.html. Sign up for the IT at USC e-newsletter while you are there.

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