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Don’t Get Hooked!

WHAT IS PHISHING? Phishing is a psychological attack used by cyber criminals to trick you into giving up information or taking an action. Phishing originally described email attacks that would steal your online username and password. However, the term has evolved and now refers to almost any message-based attack. These attacks begin with a [...]

New phishing attack, named Totrix Group

Dear Members of Koç University Community, Many institutions in Turkey are under a new cyber attack currently. Even though precautionary measures are taken by IT, the cyber attack is very hard to be detected by End-Point Security Applications. Therefore, we kindly ask you to consider the information below. This new phishing attack, named Totrix Group, sends e-mails [...]

Phishing E-mail

Dear Members of Koc University, If you receive phishing e-mails like shown below, please disregard them. Do not fill out the forms and do not click/visit the links that are listed inside these e-mails. Do not share your password with anyone including IT and avoid choosing passwords that are easy to predict. *A sample of fake [...]

The ransomware “WannaCry” affected hundreds of thousands of computers in 150 countries since last Friday

Dear Members of Koç University, The ransomware “WannaCry” affected hundreds of thousands of computers in 150 countries since last Friday. The ransomware attacks corporate networks more intensively using “phishing” e-mail messages and the vulnerabilities in Windows operating system. Please read the warning below, in order to avoid the ransomware, which spreads through e-mails. Sample e-Mail: Ransomware [...]

Digital Project Management Specialist

Koç University Information Technology Directorate will be hiring a Digital Project Management Specialist with the below mentioned qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in information management, computer science or related field Minimum 3-5 years working experience in project management and/or client service from digital industry, preferably in digital / creative agency or online portals Experience in executing the best practices and workflow of [...]

Information Security Announcement / Bilgi Güvenliği Duyurusu

Değerli Koç Üniversiteliler, E-posta, WiFi, KUSIS ve diğer bazı IT servislerine de erişim amacıyla kullandığınız KU NetID hesabınızın şifresini başka kişilerle paylaşmamanız gerekmektedir. Önümüzdeki hafta açılacak olan HR Portal uygulaması kişisel bilgilerinizi görüntüleme imkanı verecektir. HR Portal uygulamasına mevcut KU NetID hesap ve şifresi ile girebileceksiniz. Şifrenizi başka bir kişinin bildiğini düşünüyorsanız en kısa zamanda şifrenizi [...]