HELLO! FROM THE PRIVACY & INFORMATION SECURITY DEPARTMENT
Welcome to the 25th edition of our newsletter! In this edition, we focus on employee responsibilities in protecting university informational data. We also look at a couple of malware attacks that may have impacted you as a user of Apple iOS, or possibly you were just watching the Weather Channel on TV last week and noticed a blank screen.
WSU SETTLES CLASS-ACTION SUIT OVER 2017 HARD DRIVE THEFT
Someone stole a hard drive that contained sensitive information resulting in a large fine and free credit monitoring for those users impacted. Should we worry when travelling with sensitive information on our business computers? Click here!
AUSTRIA LAW: ILLEGAL TO LEAVE ANONYMOUS COMMENTS
Online comments, despite being just words, can be malicious and hurtful. Austria is looking to do something about it. Click here!
EASTER ATTACK AFFECTS iOS USERS VIA CHROME BUG
While browsing last week on your iOS device, were you redirected to another site or landing page, or did a pop-up appear that you could not exit out of? Check out the recent malware on iOS devices using Chrome.Click here!
THE WEATHER CHANNEL KNOCKED OFF-AIR WITH MALWARE
On April 18, The Weather Channel was knocked off the air by what it said was a "Malicious software attack."Click here!
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