Rapidly spreading virus/malware on Android

androidspam

There has been a recent surge in compromises of Android devices by what appears to be drive-by malware (similar to a computer virus) that is infecting Android smartphones and tablets. Little or no user action needed beyond simply clicking a link or visiting a compromised website, and there may be no clear indications that a [...]

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New Employee in User Services

Please welcome Bryan Carney to Washburn as a new employee in User Services.  Bryan fills the position of Technology Support Technician I and will eventually be located in Petro Allied Health Building as their building technician.  Bryan is A+ certified in CompTIA A+ Essential hardware and Software and CompTIA A+ Remote Support Technician.  His recent work experience was [...]

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Washburn E-mail Quarantine Access and Purpose

Log on Window for E-mail Filter

The Washburn University email system has a spam filter in place to help protect from unwanted email, viruses, and other malicious messages.  We  have had this spam filter (WU E-mail Filter) for the past few years.  The system scans all incoming and outgoing email and assigns a numeric rating on whether the message being sent or [...]

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New employee in Online Education Support

Qing Zhang
Online Education Support Specialist II at Washburn

Please help me welcome Qing Zhang to Washburn as a new employee in Online Education Support. Qing will fill the Online Education Support Specialist II position. Her primary responsibilities will be support of faculty, students, and staff in the use of Desire2Learn and Respondus; as well as assisting Marc Routsong, Online Education Support Coordinator; in the [...]

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Norm Koester’s retirement video

If you missed the retirement reception for Norm Koester on Friday, May 10th you still have a few days (until Wed., May 15th) to wish him well! See what other Washburn, ITS employees have to say about Norm!

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New Guest Wireless Network

On Tuesday, May 14th ITS will begin activating a new wireless network for guest users.  The wireless network will show up as WUGuest and will be open to anyone for Internet access without requiring special provisioning by ITS staff. This guest network will have some important limitations and is intended to provide access the most [...]

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Norm Koester retirement reception

Norm Koester ITS Electronics Technician

Norm Koester has worked at Washburn University as an Electronics Technician for the past 25 years and will retire this month!  Norm’s last day at Washburn will be May 15th, 2013.  We will have a  retirement reception for Norm and hope that you will be able to stop by and wish him well as he transitions into retirement! Norm Koester [...]

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Name change to WUPublic wireless August 1st

ITS will be renaming the WUPublic wireless network to WUCampus at the same time as our annual purge of wireless device registrations on August 1st. We’re doing this to reduce confusion between the new WUGuest wireless network and WUPublic. No other changes to that network are planned at this time, nor will we be making [...]

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Office 2013 Evaluation with Deployment for Fall 2013

Microsoft has released a new version of the Office suite.  Over the course of the summer, we will be evaluating when we should migrate to the new version.  The new version is 2013 and while it has a lot of the same features, the user interface has been updated. The new version has already shown up [...]

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Windows 7 and Searching Files Tip

Folder Options > Search Options Tab

A quick tip for searching for files in Windows 7.  This applies to campus computers or your Windows 7 computer at home. If you are like me, I have a lot of files and sometimes need to find a file with a specific phrase in the document.  By default, Windows 7 searches for your search phrase by [...]

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