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Avoid Online Scams

In this 7 minute video, learn to read URLs, and even if you click, look for the EV cert at and CUWebLogin to ensure you are on the right page. Any email can have dangerous links or attachments (Word documents, PDFs, pictures, etc.), even if it’s from someone you know. via New Video: Essentials to […]

FAKE login page

There are undoubtedly many copies of and CUWebLogin pages out there in the wild on the Internet, trying to trick people into giving away their NetID email/password combinations. Thankfully, we don’t often get the opportunity to see them up close and personal. Cornell IT Security blocks them on our campus network as soon as […]

Outlook Web Access (OWA) gets a new look

On Sunday, June 14, Cornell’s Active Directory Federated Service (ADFS) will be upgraded to version 3.0 to improve security. At the same time, the login page will be refreshed with a new look that’s mobile friendly and features popular Cornell imagery. All Office 365 services will use the new login page (SharePoint, Yammer, etc.). […]

Warning *New* Outlook for iPad, iPhone, and Android

Microsoft recently launched a *new* app for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. This app was launched January 29, 2015, and is not currently recommended for use at Cornell due to its storage of data in locations not covered by Cornell’s contract with Microsoft. It should not be confused with Microsoft’s earlier OWA app, which was […]

Privacy warning: Outlook for iPad, iPhone, and Android

Microsoft recently released an Outlook app for iOS, including iPad, iPhone, and other devices from Apple, and a similar app for Android devices. Although the apps carry the Outlook name, they do not follow the same process as other Outlook-branded email applications when it comes to protecting your information or abiding by the contracts between […]

IT Security website reorganized

The IT@Cornell Security site has been reorganized to try new design and functionality that we hope will make the web pages easier to navigate and content easier to find. Find out more at  IT@Cornell News.

Holiday Scams

Don’t let your holiday spirit get the better of you. Whenever your computer is connected to the Internet, keep in mind that it is under constant attack by criminals seeking to exploit your good will. Find out what criminals want @ To the tune of Jingle Bells, criminals sing,.

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Celebrate National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) by spending 5 minutes a week updating your knowledge on what to look out for and how to help protect the Cornell community’s computers, networks, and mobile devices.​ Would you like to know more? Go to: Share the News: October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month | IT@Cornell News.

GMail password breach

SUMMARY: If you have, or have had, a Gmail account, the password to that account may have been compromised.  A recent breach of approximately 5 million Gmail accounts & passwords was recently announced.  You should change your Gmail password, and, if you use the same password for your Cornell NetID, you MUST CHANGE your Cornell […]

Computer Viruses explained

How computer viruses compare to human viruses, and the role of prevention in being protected. Watch the video at Welcome | IT@Cornell News.

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