Alerts and Notices
In an effort to better communicate with the Hamilton College community of ongoing information security notices and alerts this Notices and Alerts page seeks provide information on cybersecurity activity targeted at the Hamilton Community and the broader higher education community. Awareness and education are the strongest defense to stop malicious activity and protect Hamilton's systems, data, and people. For any information security concerns contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apple's iOS 14.8 Pegasus security fix: All iPhone users urged to update immediately - September 14, 2021
Apple on Monday released security updates for its iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac computers that close a vulnerability reportedly exploited by invasive spyware built by NSO Group, an Israeli security company.Read More
Cisco Umbrella - May 5, 2021
As part of our ongoing efforts to enhance the security of our users’ daily working and learning experience, LITS has deployed a secure internet gateway service that helps you navigate the web more securely. With the introduction of Cisco Umbrella, LITS has the ability to protect users from accessing malicious sites, which could be the source of phishing scams, malware, ransomware, or other security risks.Read More
IRS WARNS UNIVERSITY STUDENTS AND STAFF OF IMPERSONATION EMAIL SCAM - April 2, 2021
The Internal Revenue Service today warned of an ongoing IRS-impersonation scam that appears to primarily target educational institutions, including students and staff who have ".edu" email addresses.Read More