Phishing and Viruses

ITS wants to help you keep our data and networks safe from outside attacks. These attacks can come in many different ways. The most popular are Phishing and Viruses which can originate through email.. Phishing is the act of attempting to acquire information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and sometimes, indirectly, money) by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. A computer virus is a computer program that can spread across computers and networks by making copies of itself, usually without the user's knowledge. Keeping informed about these is the best protection from them.

Frequently Asked Questions about Computer Viruses.