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WebEx Personal Room Security Tips

Use your Personal Room to meet faster. Located under Host a Meeting, just share the link to your permanent, personalized video conferencing Personal Room and visitors can enter any time you’re in your room. Personal Room Security Tips: Your Personal Room address is public and never changing Anyone...

IT Security Alerts

Security Alert: CRITICAL Vulnerability in Microsoft HTTP.sys - Apply Updates (Apr 16, 2015)

On April 14, 2015, Microsoft released security advisory MS15-034 [1] documenting a critical vulnerability in the Windows HTTP.sys component. If successfully exploited, this vulnerability could lead to remote code execution or denial of service. Windows software should be updated as soon as possible to mitigate the risk associated with this vulnerability.

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NetID password compromise - what to do if you suspect your NetID password has been stolen:

  1. Change your password immediately. Contact the IT Service Desk if you can't change your password.
  2. Report the incident immediately to

Computer compromise - what to do if you suspect your system has been hacked or downloaded a virus:

  1. Turn off Wi-Fi and/or unplug your ethernet (disconnect from the network).
  2. Contact the IT Service Desk for help (phone 607 255-5500 or visit 119 Computing and Communications Center).