Information Security

 

Information security is everyone's responsibility.  The Division of Information Technology (DIT) provides campus with the resources necessary to empower students, faculty and staff to enjoy the benefits of the Internet with educated caution.  


Current News & Alerts

Phishing

Phishing is a common scam that attempts to lure you into giving up your username, password, or other sensitive information by masquerading as someone you know and trust. This can be done by phone, but is typically done in email. The email may appear to come from ECSU or another company you do business with, and it often asks you to click a link, open an attachment, or reply with your account or personal information.   <Learn more>

 

Fake Netflix App Is Actually Ransomware

Kaspersky warned on their blog: "People are downloading a new app, looking to get free access to Netflix accounts. What they’re actually getting is a malware strain called Netix that encrypts users’ data and demands $100 in bitcoins to unlock their files."   <Learn more>

Netflix ransomware scam