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document Can I install the free Faculty/Staff version of Kaspersky on my Windows 8 computer?
*Disclaimer: Owens is not responsible for personally owned devices or software. Download software at your own risk. For safe computing, always download software from reputable sites. The free version of Kaspersky that is offered to Faculty/Staff is compatible with Windows 8.
rating 20 May, 2014 Views: 390 Comments: 0
document Can I install the free student version of Kaspersky on my Windows 8 computer?
The free student version of antivirus software Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 that is listed on your Ozone page is not compatible with Windows 8. In Windows 8, Windows Defender replaces Microsoft Security Essentials. Windows Defender runs in the background and notifies you when you need to...
rating 20 May, 2014 Views: 418 Comments: 0
document Examples of Phishing/Virus emails
This notice is being sent because a large number of Owens employee mailboxes have been the target of a new phishing attempt. If you are not expecting an email and/or don't recognize the sender please do not open it or any attachment. Please delete the email immediately. If you have opened...
rating 16 Apr, 2014 Views: 3246 Comments: 0
document How can I educate myself about Phishing Attempts (attempts to steal my personal information/passwords)?
*Websites linked below are outside of Owens.edu but are safe. PHISHING QUIZ Chances are that in the past week you've received an e-mail in your inbox that pretends to be from your bank, e-commerce vendor, or other on-line site. Hopefully you've realized that many times this e-mail is...
rating 14 May, 2014 Views: 1232 Comments: 0
document How can I prevent email-based Malware and viruses attacks?
Owens IT has multiple systems in place to mitigate the risk of infection from Malware and virus threats; however, information security awareness will further reduce the risk of data loss and infection due to such email attacks. This guide contains tips on what to look for and examples of recent...
rating 02 Apr, 2014 Views: 4248 Comments: 0
document How can I prevent encryption viruses such as 'Cryptolocker' and 'Cryptowall'?
ITS Cybersecurity Update: Dear Owens community, Recently a new type of virus, known as "Cryptolocker" and "Cryptowall", has been infecting Owens workstations. Its goal is to encrypt all files on both the local workstation and any user-accessible network drives. The objectives of the virus are...
rating 12 Jun, 2014 Views: 3973 Comments: 0
document How can I remove Malware from my computer?
*Disclaimer: Owens is not responsible for personally owned devices or software. Download software at your own risk. For safe computing, always download software from reputable sites. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free may be used to detect and remove traces of malware, including worms, Trojans,...
rating 14 Aug, 2014 Views: 654 Comments: 0
document How do I reset Google Chrome to default settings?
*Disclaimer: Owens is not responsible for personally owned devices or software. Download software at your own risk. For safe computing, always download software from reputable sites. Instructions to reset Internet Google Chrome to default settings can be found on Google's website:...
rating 03 Mar, 2014 Views: 590 Comments: 0
document How do I reset Mozilla Firefox to default settings?
*Disclaimer: Owens is not responsible for personally owned devices or software. Download software at your own risk. For safe computing, always download software from reputable sites. Information on how to reset Mozilla Firefox to default settings can be found on Mozilla's website:...
rating 03 Mar, 2014 Views: 819 Comments: 0
document I am an employee, how do I add an email address to my Block list in Mailstore?
Please review the attached PDF for steps to block emails (spam, junk or phishing) from your mailstore. You may also right click the email in your inbox, and select Forward As Attachment and send it to spam@owens.edu .
rating 26 Aug, 2014 Views: 301 Comments: 0

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