Security Awareness Tip of the Week!

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Don't tell anybody your password

This warning includes your systems administrator, who NEVER needs your password. One day I received an e-mail from "", saying they needed my password for maintenance, and if I did not go to a webpage and give it to them, they would suspend my account. As it turns out, I'm the one in charge of "" — so I'm the one who gives out accounts and does maintenance. Things might have ended differently if I had had an account with or Then the senders would have called themselves "" and I might have been fooled.

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