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Faster blocks on compromised NetID accounts

As of August 1, 2016, access to Cornell NetID accounts will be blocked as soon as there are indications the account has been compromised. A password reset through the IT Service Desk will be required to regain access. This change is necessary in order to reduce the impact when members of the...

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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 security@cornell.edu.

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).