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Article Id: 6973
Category: Security Tips & Advice

Find, Copy & Paste the E-mail Message Header -- Note: The LSU IT Security and Policy (ITSP) Team has deployed PhishMe Reporter, an application that provides users the ability to report suspicious e-mails to the ITSP team quickly and efficiently. All applicable e-mail headers are included in the alert sent to ITSP....
Article Id: 14922
Category: Security Tips & Advice

Most phishing scams can be avoided by sticking to these basic principles: 1. Treat ALL LINKS as if they are suspicious. (Links include Web Addresses & URLs) 2. Log in with your LSU PAWS ID at official lsu.edu...
Article Id: 17107
Category: Security Tips & Advice

Computer viruses are an ever-present threat to your computer's safety. Successful defense against viruses requires diligence on both the system and end user levels. Although the server here at LSU filters viruses, the end user should add another layer of protection on his/her computer by installing additional anti-virus...
Article Id: 16
Category: Security Tips & Advice

Frequently Asked Questions What are viruses? Viruses are malicious programs which when executed on a computer produce an undesired effect. While this effect may not be noticeable, often viruses delete or corrupt files and incorporate means to spread themselves. Commonly, viruses are spread through email and instant messaging...
Article Id: 137
Category: Security Tips & Advice

Federal Trade Commission "Take Charge: Fighting Back Against Identity Theft” United States Department of Justice Identity...
Article Id: 6984
Category: Security Tips & Advice

Internet Explorer updates are most commonly made with Windows Updates. To Check for Updates for Internet Explorer: 1. Open Settings by typing in the taskbar search bar.
Article Id: 17266
Category: Security Tips & Advice

Keep Web Browsers Up-to-Date Most Web Browser Updates address Security Vulnerabilities and Critical Issues that NEED to be resolved. It is VERY IMPORTANT that these are kept up-to-date. These instructions will show How...
Article Id: 16342
Category: Security Tips & Advice

General Information Solid State Drives (SSDs) are quickly replacing traditional, mechanical, hard disk drives due to their higher speed, lower power consumption, lighter weight, and being more shock proof. However, traditional whole disk erasing utilities like Darik's Boot and Nuke (DBAN) do not work well with SSDs...
Article Id: 16716
Category: Security Tips & Advice

General Information It is important to keep Windows files secure. These steps will show how to create and secure a Windows file share. Also, how do you do the first step for the Windows 7 & Windows 8 Operating Systems. 1. Open the Search feature by pressing "Windows + S" or by...
Article Id: 8033
Category: Security Tips & Advice