IT News

Tue, 10/02/2018
Is that email link real or a scam?  Knowledge and awareness are key tools in your cybersecurity belt. If you understand how cyberattacks work, you can reduce your chances of being deceived. Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) offers the MIT community free online courses on...
Mon, 09/24/2018
Today Apple released its latest operating system, macOS Mojave (10.14). Important Notes related to this release: Soon all Macs purchased from Apple will come with macOS Mojave preinstalled; previous versions of the OS cannot be installed. Before upgrading, please visit the macOS...
Tue, 06/12/2018
Today Microsoft realeased a number of Wiindows patches, the most important of which relates to a remote code execution vulnerability in the DNSAPI dynamic link library. The DNSAPI is used for Domain Name System (DNS) resolution and is a required component for a Windows-based machine to...
Fri, 06/08/2018
What happens to all of your MIT accounts and serives when you leave MIT?
Mon, 05/28/2018
If you have access to financial, payroll, or tax data at MIT, be aware that you may be the target of “spear-phishing” campaigns. Ordinary phishing campaigns typically cast a wide net and harvest things like login credentials and passwords. Spear-phishing targets individuals with...
Tue, 05/01/2018
Seven great tips for MIT travelers.  Contact BE-IT if you need help with any of them!
Fri, 05/05/2017
Many of us have received multiple phishing emails over the past week. These emails should be deleted.  MIT IS&T has identified some things to look for to verify if the email is a phishing email, this one hits a few.  Things to look for to verify if the email is a phishing...
Tue, 03/28/2017
On March 29, 2017, Information Systems & Technology (IS&T) and Dropbox will be adding new functionality and features to the MIT Dropbox.   Viewer Info & Smart Sync
Fri, 03/03/2017
Please take a moment to read this brief article about targeted “phishing” scams.  As suggested the takeaway here is always be vigilant when responding to requests for private information.  When in doubt, reach out to be-it@mit.edu for consult.