Category: Alerts

IT Gmail Update: Final Reminder

Just another reminder that we have begun migrating your mail to Gmail today, and at 10pm on Sunday, we will disable mail to Microsoft Exchange and send it exclusively to Gmail! You can log into your gmail.com account now with…

Gmail Launch – ACTION REQUIRED

It’s finally here! This Friday, June 2nd, we will start copying all mail from your Microsoft Exchange (Outlook) account into your new Gmail account, and at 10pm on Sunday, June 4th, all new mail will ONLY be delivered to Gmail.…

Email Spam Attacks – Be Careful!

Members of the Emerson Community may have received an email with the subject beginning with “Fax…” with either attached documents or links claiming to be a fax. Several weeks ago, there were similar emails like this that claimed to be…

eBay security compromise

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Yesterday, eBay announced that one of their databases which contains encrypted passwords has been compromised. While eBay has found no evidence that customer accounts have been affected, they are requiring that all users change their passwords. Each account’s activity will be suspended until the…

Internet Explorer Security Advisory

UPDATE 5/2: Microsoft has released an emergency patch for this vulnerability! Microsoft has discovered a security vulnerability in its web browser, Internet Explorer. When a person visits a malicious or compromised website using Internet Explorer versions 6 and above, attackers…

Important Security Update Regarding Heartbleed Bug

Yesterday, a massive security flaw (nicknamed “Heartbleed”) was uncovered which compromises secure computer systems across the Internet: at least 66% of websites as well as mail servers and other systems. OpenSSL, a library of security and cryptographic algorithms, was discovered to…