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ATTENTION ANDROID USERS! A vulnerability has been discovered in the Android operating system that allows an attacker to access data stored on your device or remotely install software merely by having your mobile phone number. This vulnerability is being ...
PLEASE FIND TEMPLATES ATTACHED TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS ARTICLE. YOU MAY USE THEM AS A STARTING POINT FOR A CONFIDENTIAL WORD DOCUMENT, EMAIL OR SPREADSHEET. ALTERNATIVELY IF YOU ARE ON A WINDOWS COMPUTER, YOU MAY SAVE THE CONFIDENTIAL LABEL AS A QUICK-PART,...
DATA BACKUP Every year, we have at least two or more Fourth Year Thesis students with lost projects and unrecoverable data. Do not be this person. [http://blog.ocad.ca/wordpress/blog628/how-to-backup/]We strongly recommend that you purchase a hard drive ...
WHAT IS ENCRYPTION? "In cryptography, encryption is the process of encoding messages (or information) in such a way that eavesdroppers or hackers cannot read it, but that authorized parties can." (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Encryption [1]) Una...
SECURITY CONSIDERATIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL WITH MOBILE DEVICES INTRODUCTION OCAD University employees should understand that special considerations may apply when encrypted devices are taken outside of Canada. Staff and faculty must be aware of r...
HOW DO I RESET MY PASSWORD? How to change password What to do if you forgot your password Troubleshooting Passwords must meet the following criteria: * Be at least ten characters long, longer is better * Not contain your username, first name ...
If you configured your Administrative or Faculty email on your iPhone or Android device, you can use Outlook Web Access to remotely wipe your device in the event of loss. This avoids the personal information on your device from being accessed by crimin...
* _What is Phishing?_ * _What is Spoofing?_ * _Faculty and Staff_ * _Students_ WHAT IS PHISHING? Identifying Phishing Emails (University of Chicago IT Services) [https://itservices.uchicago.edu/page/identify-phishing-scams] Identifying Fraudul...