News and Alerts

Cybersecurity Digest

Each spring semester, Computing and Technology Services (CTS) publishes its Cybersecurity Digest newsletter. Readers can learn about recent cybersecurity initiatives at Duquesne, highlights from our Information Security office and tips for protecting your online identity and personal information.

Email Spoofing

Recently, email messages have been circulating across campus where the sender pretends to be someone a recipient knows and asks them to purchase gift cards. In some cases, the sender pretends to be a supervisor or colleague to make the message appear legitimate. However, these types of messages are known as spoofed emails.

Phishing and Spam Emails

Learn about the difference between spam and phishing emails, how to handle each type and view recent phishing or spam emails sent to members of Duquesne.

Student Job Postings Scam

Jobs that sound too good to be true should raise a red flag for any college student. Titles like "work from home" or "part-time job offer" are being sent to students across Duquesne University, sometimes appearing to be legitimate and from another campus community member offering a few hundred dollars a week in pay.