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Phone Scam Alert

We wanted you to be aware that there is a company calling campus phone #’s telling you they are with Business Technologies – they will ask you for your printer model # – they will try to get you to make a purchase over the phone and ask you for credit card info. These people are not UTC employees even though they are trying to get you to believe

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Black Hat Hacker Interview via Sock Puppet

The guy who hacked the “Hacking Team” does an interview represented by a sock puppet.

Oracle Patches Java, Others

If you use Java or an other Oracle product you should patch ASAP.

DNSSEC Used To Perform DDoS Attack

The clever bad guys used DNSSEC to create a DDoS with 6 different attack vectors.

Apple Releases Multiple Patches

Apple has released patches for OS X, Safari, tvOS, watchOS, and iTunes.  Update ASAP.

Fake Pokemon App in Google Store Leads to Malware

A fake app leads to threats of non existent infections and invasive ads on your phone.

Pokemon Go and Your Mocs Account

UT Knoxville’s IT Weekly details why you should separate your personal and professional digital accounts.

Ubuntu Forum Hacked

Ubuntu’s forums where hacked but the repositories/updates were not affected.

The Value of a Hacked Company

Kreb tells what a pwned place is worth..

Adobe Patch Tuesday

Adobe has released patches for Flash and Reader.