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  • AgriLife People Outage- 11.28 6-7:30 PM
    AgriLife People will be down November 28, 2022 from 6 PM – 7:30 PM CST for Server Maintenance.
  • Daylight Saving Time- What to do with the Clock on your Computer
    Daylight Saving Time ended this past Sunday, November 6th. This means you will need to go around your office and home and reset any time-keeping devices that do not update automatically. Some of these devices include: Some of these devices will simply require you to turn DST mode on or…
  • The Mobile Banking Monster
    The final fright of Cybersecurity month is something we use on a daily basis- mobile banking. According to a 2022 Forbes Advisor survey, 78% of Americans prefer to bank digitally Since so many people use their devices to manage their money, we thought we should cover 3 important tips to…
  • Spooky Social Media
    This week we’re covering the scary world of social media! Here are 7 things to keep in mind while you scroll… There is No Delete Button While you can delete a photo or post on social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and TikTok, you cannot delete it from…
  • Chilling Cybercrime
    While the internet can be a scary place, so can your mailbox, as scammers hone their craft. This week we will cover the 3 most common cybercrimes and how you can identify them. Identity Theft  What is Identity Theft? Identity (ID) theft happens when someone steals your personal information to…
  • Phantom Personal Devices
    October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and AIT wants to ensure you are aware of all the spooky parts of the cyber world!  We will post a new topic every Friday in October, so come back every Friday for a new fright!   Here are the topics we will cover…
  • Dallas Center Outage
    The Dallas Research and Extension Center is currently experiencing a power outage due to blown transformers. We do not currently have an ETR. We will post updates here. Update: The Dallas Center’s power has been RESTORED.
  • Can you do me a favor?  
    Have you recently received an email from your “boss” with this in the subject line or body? A text from your “regional director” asking you “to do something important real quick?” Did the sender ask you for a mobile contact number and then to buy them gift cards? Then you…
  • Pig Butchering Crypto Scam
    What is it? The pig butchering scam refers to cases when scammers use fake profiles and infiltrate dating apps and social media in order to target and lure victims into investing in elborate crypto investment scams. The name comes from the way in which the scammers feed the victims with…
  • Software End of Life
    What is End of Life? All software has a lifecycle. It begins when the software is released, continues through the support phase, and ends with the software no longer supported. End of Life (EOL) Software is software that is no longer actively supported by the developer. This means that the…

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Updated on February 22, 2022

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