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Security Advisories

The US-CERT Current Activity web page is a regularly updated summary of the most frequent, high-impact types of security incidents currently being reported to the US-CERT.
 

This document outlines security updates for Apple products.
 

Microsoft security bulletins provide information & news about computer vulnerabilities and security updates to keep your computer protected.

Microsoft Security Bulletins


The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is an alliance between the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). IC3’s mission is to address crime committed over the Internet.

Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)


Announcements of security fixes made in Critical Patch Update Advisories and Security Alerts, and it is updated when new Critical Patch Update Advisories and Security Alerts are released.

US-CERT Current Activity

 
 
Security Alert

Gift Card/Impersonation Scams

Recently, we have noticed a large number of gift card scams coming through email services that have been targeting the ASU community. The ASU Information Security Office reminds everyone to be…
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Control Your Location

It is important as consumers to be aware of everything that we buy and use. This is true for a car, phone, or even an app. It can be difficualt to understand what a person is agreeing to when using…
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Data Privacy Day

Data privacy is such an important topic that it gets its own international day each year! On January 28, Data Privacy Day recognizes the need for personal data and privacy protection practices.  As…
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Tax Time

Tax season is just about here again, and that brings a whole host of stressful things to keep in mind. One thing you might not realize is that you need to be wary of security concerns, outside of the…
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Phishing Reminder

Phishing is always on our radar here at ASU. It remains the #1 successful attack vector for hackers to get your personal information year after year. Understanding the social engineering schemes of…
Security Alert

Patch Adobe Flash on Windows Now: Critical Zero-Day Vulnerability Found

From ZDNet: "Advanced hackers have demonstrated that you really don't need browsers to exploit Flash Player vulnerabilities on Windows. Office does the job just fine. "Adobe has released an…
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Adobe Flash is Going Away in 2020

From Greg Kozera at ELM Learning: "At the end of July last year, Adobe announced the impending death of Adobe Flash in 2020, and letting out a collective sigh of relief, most of the internet and its…
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Cyber Criminals Conducting Successful Spearphishing Campaigns Against Students at Multiple Universities

From the FBI: "The FBI has identified successful spearphishing campaigns directed at college and university students, especially during periods when financial aid funds are disbursed in large…