If it looks too good to be true it probably is. But internet scammers are becoming better at scamming. Here are just a few that we’ve been aware of on campus where scammers have been better at scamming.
Unfortunately these look and sound like they are real and people have lost thousands of dollars. There are many more scams out there, but here are a few tips:
Here are a few resources available to you if you are questioning the legitimacy of something:
Incoming spam and malicious emails kept out of your inbox in the past 30 days: 5,180,452 which accounts for about 83% of all incoming email
Viruses and malware removed or quarantied automatically in the past month: 133 incidents
Microsoft August Updates - Please make sure you save your work before you head home tonight (9/13). The updates may cause your computer to reboot
Adobe Flash and Reader – A major security patch will be released tonight (9/13) this affects both PC’s and Mac’s. You may need to manually update your software.
Mozilla Firefox – Latest Version is 6.0.2 and 3.6.22 Please make sure you have the latest version
Google Chrome – Latest Version is 13.0.782.220 Please make sure you have the latest version
35 Departments have been successfully migrated to Exchange, an additional 6 departments will be completed in the next month. Some of the benefits of migrating to Exchange include:
For additional information on the Exchange project including “how to” training videos please visit www.uccs.edu/exchange