The Federal Trade Commission has some good information on how to protect yourself from various forms of e-mail fraud. Visit their website, http://www.ftc.gov/spam/, for lots of good tips.
According to the SANS Institute, a Windows computer connected to the Internet without protection has about 20 minutes of survival time before it is compromised by a worm or hacker. The SOU IT department takes network security seriously and devotes a great deal of resources to make sure this doesn't happen on our campus.
Use the links on the left to learn more about SOU IT security services and recommendations.