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document Phishing Attempt: This email is NOT from Owens!
The following email has been sent to Owens users, DO NOT reply to this email! Owens will never ask for your password. Also note that the sender DOES NOT have an Owens email address: webinternational32@gmail.com. >>> "System administrator" <webinternational32@gmail.com>...
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document Where can I find free software to guard against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software?
*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. Microsoft Security Essentials is a free program can be used to help guard against viruses, spyware, and other...
rating 10 Feb, 2014 Views: 2037
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,...
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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: 3476
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: 2403
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: 3093
document Why was my program blocked by the software restriction list?
Owens ITS has implemented a tool named AppLocker for all desktop computers, which is used to decrease the amount of virus and malware infections. AppLocker is the second iteration of the Software Restriction List that was implemented to slow the rate of virus infections on college computers....
rating 14 Apr, 2015 Views: 2984
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...
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document I am being asked to order Toner Supplies by someone outside of Owens. Is this a fraud?
All orders for printer/copier toner are placed through the Help Desk. You will not be called directly to place a toner order. Owens has a contract with Lake Business Products to maintain all copiers and printers (with very few exceptions). If someone calls asking if you are the person...
rating 11 Oct, 2017 Views: 2587
document Security Tips for Undergraduate Students
DID YOU KNOW? In 2012, 31% of all identity theft complaints received by the Federal Trade Commission were filed by young adults. One in five U.S. teenagers who regularly uses the Internet says they have received an unwanted sexual solicitation via the Web. 37% of employers use social...
rating 21 Aug, 2014 Views: 1331

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