Be aware of the Cryptolocker malware

Please be aware that a potentially new variant of the Cryptolocker ransomware has been identified. “Ransomware” is a new category of malware that can prevent access to a computer, or the data on it, unless the victim pays a ransom to the malware creator. The Cryptolocker malware encrypts files on the victims computer and then [...]

Phishing Attempt – 2014/2/25

The Information Security Office has been made aware of a phishing attempt that has been sent to some UTA employees.  Please delete this email if you receive it:
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From: IT.SYSTEM.ADMINISTRATOR@mta5.xxx.xxx.edu [mailto:IT.SYSTEM.ADMINISTRATOR@mta5.xxx.xxx.edu]
Sent: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 11:02 AM
To: Recipients
Subject: Your Input Needed: URGENT
Your EMPLOYEE ACCOUNT have been compromised. The is the cause of the recent increse in [...]

Microsoft Security Advisory

Microsoft has announced security advisory 2934088 for Internet Explorer 9 & 10 -
An attacker could host a specially crafted website that is designed to exploit this vulnerability through Internet Explorer and then convince a user to view the website.
You should apply the Fix it solution provided by Microsoft as soon as possible to [...]

Phishing Attempt – 2/14/2014

The Information Security Office has been made aware of a phishing attempt that has been sent to some UTA employees. Please delete this email if you receive it:

Phishing Attempt – 2014/2/04

The Information Security Office has been made aware of a phishing attempt that has been sent to some UTA employees.  Please delete this email if you receive it:
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From: Support
Sent: Tuesday, February 04, 2014 8:28 AM
To: User
Subject: Your Email Account

Dear Subscriber,
Due to congestion on our webmail servers, all unused and unconfirmed accounts will be [...]