The Protect IU Blog
Posted byon April 18, 2014 at 1:23 PM EDT
We have received approximately 15 reports from faculty and staff who have had a fraudulent 2013 federal tax return submitted to the IRS in their name.
The University Information Security and Policy Offices have reported these cases to the FBI, U.S. Secret Service, and the IRS.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon March 26, 2014 at 4:56 PM EDT
On March 24th 2014, Microsoft released an advisory describing a vulnerability in all supported versions of Microsoft Word related to opening a maliciously crafted Rich Text Format (RTF) file. Users of Microsoft Outlook may also be at risk as by default Outlook uses Word to view certain email types.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon March 13, 2014 at 4:39 PM EDT
Indiana's Governor has declared March 16-22, 2014, to be Severe Weather Preparedness Week. While that overlaps with most campus' Spring Break, tornadoes can happen at any time and the university is participating in the statewide tornado drill by conducting “Operation Stormy Weather”.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon February 25, 2014 at 3:45 PM EST
SSL Authentication Flaw
Apple has released critical security updates to address a dangerous bug in Apple's implementation of SSL/TLS that affects multiple versions of iOS 6, iOS 7, Apple TV OS 6, and OS X 10.9 (Mavericks). Without these security update(s) applied, it is possible for an attacker to intercept some types of data on shared networks, such as a WiFi connections commonly available in coffee shops, libraries, and other public venues.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon February 17, 2014 at 9:25 AM EST
Citizens can now become members of Gary/IUN Police AcademyLearn more about protecting:
Posted byon February 10, 2014 at 12:04 PM EST
A vulnerability in NTP, the unix time sychronization service, is currently being exploited.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon January 22, 2014 at 9:58 AM EST
We are thinking this morning of the friends and family of the student victim of the shooting at Purdue University, and certainly our friends and colleagues there at Purdue as well. A tragic event that touches all of us in some way.
Posted byon January 4, 2014 at 11:20 AM ESTLearn more about protecting:
Posted byon January 4, 2014 at 9:12 AM EST
Temperatures are expected to get below zero degrees Fahrenheit (-18C) in the coming days, with wind chills reaching -30F (-34C) so now is a good time to ensure that you are adequately prepared to deal with the cold.Learn more about protecting:
Posted byon January 2, 2014 at 11:02 AM EST
NEW ALBANY, IN (Dec. 19, 2013) – ‘Tis the season to be jolly, and to shop.
On Sunday, Dec. 14, officers from the IU Southeast police department and IU Southeast students volunteered their time to help nine boys and one girl from Grant Line Elementary school shop for Christmas gifts.
To help spread the Christmas cheer, funds were raised with help from the IU Southeast Alumni Association and members of the community to pay for the children’s gifts.Learn more about protecting: