February 14, 2011
There is a lot of Internet buzz regarding the Night Dragon Cyberattack and McAfee's efforts to thwart it. How does this threat affect the individual computer user, and what can you do to protect yourself? Tulane Technology services provides McAfee VirusScan software to the entire Tulane community free of charge. If you don't already have McAfee installed on your system:
Once you have ViirusScan installed, do the following:
If you suspect that your system has become infected, call the help desk for assistance:
Uptown: (504) 862-8888 or ext. 8888
Downtown: (504) 988-8888 or ext. 8-8888
Toll Free: (866) 276-1428
If you would like additional information on Night Dragon, read the Night Dragon blog entry written by McAfee CTO, George Kurtz, where you will find useful background information as well as a link to a detailed Night Dragon white paper written by McAfee security experts.
Visit the dedicated McAfee Community Group at https://community.mcafee.com/groups/night-dragon-information.
Technology Services, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 -- TSNOC: 1-866-276-1428 -- firstname.lastname@example.org