University of Iowa limits computer access after phishing attacks

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Posted: Wednesday, November 27, 2013 12:00 am

IOWA CITY — University of Iowa employees will no longer be able to access paychecks or other sensitive documents from home computers under a security measure designed to thwart online scams.

The change decided Monday means any function involving bank information, Social Security numbers and other sensitive information will be accessible only by computers on the university network.

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