January 2009

Jan 22 Test of EMU Emergency Notification System

& EMU Alerts Tests, Faculty/Staff, Notices, Students.

Shortly after 2pm on Thursday, January 22, Information Systems will be testing the EMU Emergency Notification System. This test will involve sending a test message via the following components of the EMU Emergency Notification System (EMU-ENS): E-mail to everyone-urgent@emu.edu: An e-mail message will be sent to this list which contains the @emu.edu e-mail addresses of… Read more »

Safer browsing by using visual cues

& Phishing, Security.

Internet scam artists have continued to refine their craft, making it difficult to tell whether entering private information into a web site is advisable. The information below is geared toward determining whether an EMU web page is legitimate, but can it can be generalized in most cases. To help distinguish legitimate pages from scams, consider… Read more »

Beware: reunion.com is Likely a Scam

& Notices, Security.

We have received reports that some campus community members have been sent, what appears to be, legitimate invitations for connecting to friends via reunion.com.  Our investigation of this organization quickly suggests that has a high probability of being a scam and we strongly recommend that recipients of these messages “just hit delete”.  It is a… Read more »