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  • Protect Your Cornell Identity

    • When changing your NetID password, keep in mind: It should not be similar to the old password. It should not be the same as or similar to any passwords you use for...
    • You are tricked into giving away your NetID password These days we are overwhelmed by fraudulent email messages and websites that try to steal personal information. These are often...
    • Tips for protecting yourself against identity theft
    • It's common to have dozens of passwords for things like Cornell resources, online banking, e-commerce sites such as eBay or Amazon, and other websites. University policy forbids using your...
    • Only the individual for whom the NetID is issued may use it according to University Policy 5.8, Authentication to Information Technology Resources. The policy outlines rules each community member...
    • If you type in the same password as always, but you get an "incorrect password" message no matter how carefully you check and retype it, your password may have been stolen. The person who...
    • If you suspect that your NetID password has been compromised, don't hesitate to act. Immediately take the following steps to protect your privacy and prevent data loss. 1. Report the...
    • Have you set your security questions? Don’t wait until you have a password problem! If you haven’t already done so, set your NetID password security questions now. Only select...
    • If your NetID password is stolen and your NetID is used to send email spam, there can be a number of warning signs: You start receiving large numbers of messages that were rejected by...
    • At universities across the country, the theft of electronic IDs assigned to faculty, staff, and students, such as Cornell’s NetIDs, is a rapidly growing problem. Your NetID is your online...