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10 Spooky Attacks Targeting You

It's a scary world. But the good folks in OIT are on your side.

Ever wonder how cyber criminals make money? Attend the “10 Spooky Attacks Targeting You” presentation from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, in Room 126 of the Witherspoon Student Center to find out. You’ll learn how cyber criminals use Web attacks to take control of your accounts and steal your data for profit. More importantly, you’ll learn ways to protect yourself from these attacks and avoid being victimized. Topics will include:

  • Drive-by downloads
  • Ransomware
  • Advanced phishing attacks
  • Medical identity theft
  • Tax return fraud
  • Intellectual property theft
  • Malvertising
  • Password stealing malware
  • Malicious link email
  • Mobile device malware

To register for this presentation, visit Classmate. Lunch will be provided, and you will have an opportunity to win door prizes, including:

  • A semester of free cable for a student residing on campus
  • 16GB iPod Touch
  • Computer Training Unit one-day course
  • Free lunch at University Dining facilities
  • NC State basketball jerseys

For more information, view the Cyber Security Awareness videos or visit the Cyber Security Awareness Month website.


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