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Incoming students: Secure your devices and data

Here’s what IS&T recommends you do to be digitally secure at MIT.

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Beware this Outlook-based phishing scam

Be wary of emails saying that your MIT password has expired.

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The ins and outs of filtering spam at MIT

Here are some things you can do to ensure you see more of the email messages you want and fewer of the ones you don’t.

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Beware of IRS-impersonation phishing scams

Exercise caution when handling any email that appears to be from the IRS.

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Beware the gift card email scam

“Are you free at the moment? Let me know ASAP.” If you get an email from someone in your DLC asking for a quick purchase of gift cards, think twice.

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Creating email lists at MIT

Mailman and Moira lists make it easy for those at MIT to create and manage mailing lists and to send mass emails.

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Changes to MIT’s email service

IS&T is making changes to MIT’s email infrastructure to improve community members’ experience with two features of MIT’s email services: automatic forwarding and spam filtering.

Changes to MIT’s email security infrastructure: What you need to know

MIT’s email security and malware detection infrastructure recently transitioned to Exchange Online Protection, a cloud-based component of Microsoft Exchange and Office 365. Here's what you need to know.

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IS&T addresses email service disruptions

On December 3, email services at MIT were impacted by a distributed denial of service attack on MIT's email security infrastructure.

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Away for the Holidays? Before You Go, Set Your Email and MITvoip Phone Auto-Replies

Set up away messages for your email and MITvoip phone. You can do this at work or at home.