Category Archives for Security

Gmail Scam

We’ve seen a few people get taken in by a Gmail phishing scheme this week. If you get an email from a Gmail user with a link to a document, think twice before clicking and entering your username and password. … Continue reading

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05. March 2015 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Tech Tip of the Week: Security Certificate Updates

As part of our continuous efforts to maintain secure IT services, we’ve updated our security certificate for Hampshire websites. Confirm the security exception if you’re prompted. Read on for details. About Security Certificates If you’ve been following the Heartbleed exploit … Continue reading

17. April 2014 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Tech Tip of the Week: The Demise of Windows XP

On Tuesday, April 8, Microsoft stopped supporting Windows XP, meaning no more updates to plug security holes. As time goes on computers running XP will become more and more insecure. About Windows Operating Systems Windows XP is a Microsoft operating … Continue reading

10. April 2014 by Applications and Web Services
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Tech Tip Extra: The Heartbleed Bug and You

A major new web security flaw was discovered this week, so it’s time to change your banking passwords again. Read on for more information. About SSL You’ve probably noticed the padlock icon when you browse to “secure” websites, or the … Continue reading

09. April 2014 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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