Monthly Archives for January 2011

Don’t Touch That Phish!

When you receive unsolicited email that is at all suspicious, don’t click on links, don’t load images, don’t reply! What do we mean by suspicious? What do we mean by don’t touch? Read on. Phishing schemes try to get you … Continue reading

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20. January 2011 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Laptops Really Do Freeze!

It’s cold outside, which can cause problems for electronic devices. Take a few simple precautions to avoid damaging your tech toys and tools. Careful Storage Never leave a laptop, or other device, even in a well-padded and insulated case, in … Continue reading

20. January 2011 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Why not to keep sensitive data on your laptop!

A Tulane University laptop was stolen recently that contained the payroll information for all 10,000 employees. Social security numbers, salary info, everything. It’s a good reminder why no computer should have unsecured employee data on it. Leave the information on … Continue reading

11. January 2011 by Asha Kinney
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The Importance of Being Updated

Microsoft and Apple regularly release software updates to the operating system and applications. These updates are often the delivery mechanism for security patches, and it’s important that you install them. There are active, significant security threats that are addressed in … Continue reading

06. January 2011 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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New Social Software Tries to Make Studying Feel Like Facebook

Interseting

03. January 2011 by BobC
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