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Resources and Videos

Resources

Cyber Safety Tips

Identity Theft Prevention 

Cyber Security Literacy

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For whatever reason, most people do not lock their mobile phones. Unfortunately, this is what cyber criminals depend on. All the personal private information is there for the taking with no effort at all by the thief. Here are siimple instructions for setting the security PIN on your mobile phone.

How to Lock Down Your Money After the Equifax Breach
This article discusses steps you can follow to protect your assets and credit. Read Full Article...

Anatomy of a Phish
In this article, we’ll take this particular scam apart and expose it in layers starting with the simplest parts and ending with the more complex ones.  Our hope is that everyone reading this article will gain some insight into these types of scams and avoid becoming a victim themselves.  Read the full article on The Daily Scam.

Cyberattack on University
Employees and students at Augusta University, now instructed to change their passwords after a number of faculty and staff fell for a phishing scam last week.  Read the full article on WRDR12.

Prime Targets
A recent cyberattack at the University of California, Berkeley is just one of many recent security threats on higher education institutions.  Read the full article on Lexology.

 Thousands of Yahoo accounts compromised 
The Yahoo accounts security breach was a eye-opening event. Thousands of accounts were compromised. The only solution is to reset your passwords regularly. Here are some tools to help you manage passwords:

Useful Security Tools

Disclaimer – NJCU is not affiliated or a sponsor for the tools listed in this section.

iPhone/iPad Apps

  • Find My iPhone (cNet Downloads) 
    [From Apple] If you misplace your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac, the Find My iPhone app will let you use another iOS device to find it and protect your data. Simply install this free app on another iOS device, open it, and sign in with your Apple ID.Find My iPhone will help you locate your missing device on a map, play a sound, display a message, remotely lock your device, or erase all the data on it…
  • Two apps keep your iPhone and iPad data private 
    Discusses two third party apps, Secure Folder and Contacts Pro  
  • Scam Detector - smartphone and web-based app that exposes over 750 of the world's most fraudulent activities

Apps for Android devices (at Google Play)

  • Where’s my Droid
  • Mobile Security Personal Ed.
    [Google Play review] Free antivirus and malware protection for Android smartphones and tablets this is one of PCWorld USA’s Top 100 products
  • Droid Crypt
    [Google Play review] An intelligent and application-oriented file encryption tool.
  • Scam Detector - Scam Detector is a free app that exposes in detail over 650 of the most notorious scams in the world.

Self-Help Videos

Podcasts

  • Getting Smart About Security(WeLiveSecurity.com)
    This discussion covers resources for cyber security information and what are some precautions you can take to protect yourself. [6 minutes].

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