Information and some preparations can take the bite out of bitter winter temperatures and storms.

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  • The GHOST vulnerability allows an attacker to remotely take control of a system.
  • We all know what phishing is, right? It’s when scammers use the Internet to send spam and increasingly sophisticated messages to lure folks like us into providing passphrases, and personal or financial information. While many people feel confident they can identify these scams, university IT officials say the phishing efforts aimed at IU employees and students continue to grow.
  • The number of influenza cases across the country and Indiana continue to be high so Indiana University health officials are asking students and staff to take preventive measures, which include getting a flu shot even though the vaccine is less effective this year.
  • Winter weather can wreak havoc with daily commutes to and from campus. Indiana University students and employees may want to review the tips below in case they find themselves in the unenviable – and scary – position of being stranded in their vehicles amid plunging temperatures and hazardous conditions.
  • Originally published on Dec. 23, this post discusses the involvement of police officers from IU Bloomington, IUPUI, IU Northwest and IU Southeast in the Shop with a Cop program.
  • If you’re still shopping, my colleagues at Indiana University Public Safety and Institutional Assurance have offered some great suggestions -- in various price ranges -- for gifts that make thoughtful picks any time of the year.
  • The holiday season is a time of family, festivities and, of course, food, often in the form of pitch-ins (a.k.a. potlucks, buffets). But leaving food out for hours leaves the door open for uninvited guests: bacteria that could cause food-borne illnesses.