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Phishing Alert | "jonathan.blanchard"

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Some employees recently received an email claiming to be a request for payment. The email includes a “drive link” to a payment form and asks the recipient to fill it out as quickly as possible.

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ThunderCloud Training Recommended Videos

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

We recommend watching "PowerPoint Tips and Tricks for Business Presentations." This course will teach you how to use PowerPoint to create effective presentations that keep audiences interested and engaged.

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Tags: Updates Upgrades

Wheaton Website Redesign

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

Wheaton College can look forward to a new website in the summer of 2017.

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myWheaton Portal Upgrade

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

On Monday, June 27, we will update the myWheaton portal to improve security, update the user interface, and enable single sign-on.

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Improvements to Spam Detection

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

On Wednesday, June 1, we will adjust the spam detection for my.wheaton.edu email addresses. This will lower the amount of spam sent by compromised accounts.

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Tags: Updates Maintenance

Alertus Desktop Updates on College Macs

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

At 3:45 PM on May 26, we will update Alertus Desktop on College-owned Macs in order to ensure that these computers will receive prompt emergency notifications. This update will occur automatically.

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Tags: Updates

Powershell Update

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

At 3:30 PM on May 26, an update to Powershell and Microsoft .NET Framework will be installed on all College-owned Windows computers.

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Tags: Maintenance Network

Billy Graham Center Power Shutdown

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

On Tuesday, May 17, from 5:00 to 8:00 AM, there will be a power shutdown in the Billy Graham Center. During this time, some power lines in the building will be replaced.

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Phishing Alert | "URGENT ASSISTANT POSITION"

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

Some students recently received an email claiming to be a job offer. The email gives some details about the position and asks the student to respond with some personal information if they are interested.

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Tags: Updates Maintenance

Access Database Modernization

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

During the month of May, we will migrate some Access databases to new servers. This change is part of an effort to modernize our databases and retire redundant systems.

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Phishing Alert | "myWheaton Portal Re-Validation"

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

Some students and employees recently received an email claiming to be from the IT Help Desk. The email warns the recipient of a security breach and asks them to follow a link and enter their username and password to re-validate.

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Phishing Alert | "Complete Your Verification!"

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

Some employees recently received an email claiming to be from Chase Bank. The email tells the recipient that their account was restricted because of outdated information, and asks them to follow a link and update their information.

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Tags: VOIP Phones Maintenance

Changes to Jabber

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

In order to use our resources more effectively, we will make some changes to the Jabber configuration on some College-owned computers over the summer months.

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Phishing Alert | "Mailbox Helpdesk"

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

Employees recently received an email claiming to be from the Wheaton College IT Department. The email asks the recipient to follow a link and sign in.

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Phishing Alert | "#UNUSUAL #ACTIVITY"

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Some employees recently received an email claiming to be from the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.

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