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TechTips: Using Caution with Email Attachments

tech tips logoUsing Caution with Email Attachments

Email is perhaps the biggest threat to the security of our student and staff data. Cyber criminals use email in multiple ways to gain access to your information or to your computer. Email attachments are particularly useful to attackers, by opening an attachment you can potentially install a virus on your computer.

In this week’s article, US-CERT describes why email attachments are dangerous and steps you can take to protect your data. Read the article: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/tips/ST04-01

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