Information Services (the department that the OSU Computer Helpdesk belongs to) has published the first issue of its brand new bi-monthly video newsletter; Codec. Each issue of Codec will be a short video that highlights a specific way that Information Services contributes to the OSU Community. The first newsletter spotlights the OSU Computer Helpdesk, featuring [...]
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October 13th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized
I got this email the other day from a Nigerian prince whose sister was married to the late president of Nigeria and needed my help smuggling 35 million dollars out of the country. I knew the email was super important because it was written in all CAPS, which is the equivalent of yelling online. I [...]
August 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized
Have a rough time juggling all of your passwords? Email accounts, school logins, bank accounts; we all have a ton of username and password combinations to remember, and with restrictions required to protect our accounts, it can be downright impossible to remember everything. A new idea has been cropping up: Passphrases. Rather than using a [...]
August 18th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized
Have you been keeping up with your computer’s updates? Yeah, I didn’t think so. I know, they take forever. And I bet you keep putting off updates until you get so annoyed by the update reminder that you decide anything is betting than seeing that message again. Right? Honestly though, sometimes your computer’s problems can be [...]
July 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized
Have you heard about OSU Alert? It is Oregon State’s emergency alert system. In an emergency situation, officials will be able to send blanket calls, texts, and emails to everyone in the OSU Alert database. Make sure your contact information is up to date HERE so that you don’t miss an important update.