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On Dec. 1, 2013, ITS updated the anti-spam software that blocks spam and known viruses sent to NIU email addresses. ITS uses CanIt-Pro to scan messages sent to NIU mailboxes for common indicators of spam and viruses. This is a completely automated process; there is no human intervention. Meanwhile, no spam blocking solution is 100...
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Information Technology Services is warning campus computer users of a new and “nasty”email threat called “Cryptolocker.” Cryptolocker, which generally comes in as an attachment to an email claiming to be a UPS delivery or some another realistic-sounding story, will: encrypt the victim’s files using a public key encryption; let the victim know their files are...