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Phishing Warning:Unflagging Your Account

If you receive an email with the subject “Unflagging Your Account” please delete it.  If you followed the link, and entered your account information, please change your password at https://iam.utc.edu or call the Support Center at 425-4000

OS X and iOS WireLuker malware

It targets OS X 64 bit and waits for an iOS device to be connected.  It then infects the iPhone/iPad, scanning for confidential information.  First appeared in “warez” software.

New Outlook for Mac

Available to Office 365 users, the new version of Outlook brings some features that were available on Windows only.

Google’s new “I AM” latino-centric domain .SOY

Aiming at the latino markets….

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) and is designed to engage and educate public and private sector partners through events and initiatives with the goal of raising awareness about cybersecurity and increasing the resiliency of the nation in the event of a cyber incident.  Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility, and everyone can take a few simple steps to make the Internet experience more secure.  Come back each week during

Connectivity issues with Destiny game at UTC

On rare occasion we get complaints about certain video games that are unplayable on the campus network, both when using ethernet or wifi.  Typically the problem manifests itself as lost connections or being completely unable to connect.  Most of the time these are issues with the game itself.  This post will explain what is happening and why. Typically the first concern is about there not being enough available bandwidth. 

NPR All Tech Considered

What do you want in your IT professionals here on campus? Listen to this article and let us know your thoughts. All Tech Considered A Good IT Person Needs To Be Half Technologist, Half Psychologist http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/08/11/338984905/a-good-it-person-needs-to-be-half-technologist-half-psychologist

ResNet computer help

Information Technology is preparing to welcome students back by providing computer and device help. If you need assistance with your device we look forward to helping you with your technology needs this academic year. Please see the attached poster for times we are available to help as well as a list of items we will be assisting students with. RESNET_poster3 (2)(1)

Samsung’s new 1TB SSD is based on latest 3D technology

and the drive is based on Samsung’s second generation V-NAND technology, in which storage chips are stacked vertically

‘Using TrueCrypt Is Not Secure’

That page includes instructions for helping Windows users transition drives protected by TrueCrypt over to BitlLocker, the proprietary disk encryption program that ships with every Windows version since Vista.

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