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iOS Security Update

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

On August 25, Apple released an important security update for iOS devices (iPhones and iPads). This update, iOS 9.3.5, repairs a critical security vulnerability.

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Anonymous FTP No Longer Available

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As part of ongoing security improvements, the College's anonymous FTP server was shut down on August 17. This server, previously located at ftp.wheaton.edu, was used to transfer files that were too large to send via email.

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LabShare Retirement

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

LabShare will be retired on August 12 in order to encourage better data security. This network drive was used to store and share lab data and reports in the natural sciences.

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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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VPN Software Update

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The College's virtual private network (VPN) software, GlobalProtect, will be updated on May 7. If you already use GlobalProtect to establish a VPN connection, you will be prompted to update this software the next time you connect.

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