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04.2.2018 | FCC Consumer Alert: 'Neighbor Spoofing'

The FCC is warning consumers about "neighbor spoofing" scams where thieves manipulate caller ID information in ways that make calls appear to have been placed locally.

07.26.2018 | CHANGE: Password required for "union" wireless network - Effective August 2, 2018

In order to provide better security on our public wireless network, Union College will be requiring a password to join the "union" WiFi. This new step will be effective starting on August 2nd at 9:00 am.

08.16.2018 | Colleague System Unavailable Wednesday, August 22 6am-9:30am

On Wednesday, August 22nd, software updates will be installed on the Colleague system. The installation will begin at 6:30 a.m. and expected completion is by 9:30 a.m.

Enterprise System Maintenance

Tuesday, 4:00 am - 8:00 am

Wednesday, 4:00 am - 8:00 am

Thursday, 4:00 am - 8:00 am

Sunday, 6:00 am - 12:00 pm

Enterprise Systems may be unavailable during these times.

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FCC Consumer Alert: 'Neighbor Spoofing'

04.2.2018

The FCC is warning consumers about "neighbor spoofing" scams where thieves manipulate caller ID information in ways that make calls appear to have been placed locally.  While a call might originate overseas, the caller ID information on the recipient's phone would appear as though thge call is coming from the consumer's own area code and local exchange.  In general, scammers use such spoofing to increase the likelihood that consumers pick up the phone and to increase the consumer's trust in the call.

See attached file for detailed information.

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