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  • NYSUT Retirees Beware!

    Posted in Board Brief on Dec 20, 2023

    NYSTRS Mobile App Scam

    On April 13, 2023, NYSTRS released a statement regarding a fraudulent mobile app claiming the "NYS Retirement" App is currently available on Google Play (https://www.nystrs.org/About-Us/Press-Room/Headlines/Beware-of-Fake-NYS-Retirement-Mobile-App). Thankfully, this App is no longer available on Google Play or the App Store. The “NYS Retirement” App was not affiliated with NYSTRS. Fraudulent Apps like this attempt to steal your personal data.

    Please note that NYSTRS does offer a valid, secure mobile app titled "NYSTRS Mobile". NYSTRS suggests you periodically visit the...

  • Password Manager Series (Part 5 of 5)

    Posted in Board Brief on Nov 15, 2023

    What are the things I must be aware related to Password Managers (PM)?
    Regardless of PM you use, keeping your Vault login credentials safe and highly unique are vital. Do not give your Vault login credentials to anyone and do not store it electronically (if you can avoid it). The convenience of browser and universal PMs (like Apple, Facebook and Google login) come with an increased level of risk if your login credentials are stolen.

    As for managing the websites you log into and the Apps you use, here are some good practices.

    • Use random, strong, unique passwords.
    • Where possible, let the PM ge...