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Microsoft Changes Patching

No longer will businesses and home users be able to pick and choose what updates to apply.

Adobe Patches Flash and Reader

If you use Adobe products, make sure you patch them.  71 flaws.

Galaxy Note 7 is Dead.

If you own one, turn it off and turn it in.

Turkey Blocks Cloud Services to Prevent Email Leaks

Approximately 57k emails have been stolen.

Cyber Security Awareness Month – Week 2

October 10-14 is Week Two of the National Cyber Security Awareness Month campaign, a national initiative to ensure everyone knows what they need to do to stay safe online. Stay engaged: Keep up with the IT Security Blog. Visit the IT Security website. View the IT Security Awareness videos available to faculty and staff via UTC Learn. Attend one of the IT Security presentations: Theme:   Cyber Security – from

Phishing Attempts: “Account Locked” and “Profile Update”

There are currently two phishing attempts going around UTC campus. The titles of the emails are “Account Locked” and “Profile Update”. These emails have been reported to and it is safe to remove the mail from your inbox. As always, please do not open the link. If you have opened the link and provided your UTC credentials to the phishing attempt, please change your password at

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Guns and Drugs on Facebook’s MarketPlace

Facebook is facing problems with its eBay competitor.

Krebs on IoT Hacked Devices

Which Internet of Things devices are hacked most often?

Another Critical OpenSSL Patch

Another flaw that could allow remote code execution.  Patch your systems.

Homeland Security says Voting is Safe

No evidence that US voting data has been hacked.