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Holiday Phishing and Online Cyber Scams

This holiday season, keep your information safe by following a few simple guidelines. Cyber criminals often use multiple methods, such as phishing emails and phony websites, to attract online shoppers and gain access to and exploit their personal information. Additionally, attackers who pose as legitimate online businesses and services will use fraudulent emails and websites […]

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Parallel Computing with MATLAB – Free Seminar on 12/6/11

Please join MathWorks engineers for a free technical MATLAB seminar on Tuesday, December 6th. Here are the details: Tuesday, December 6th 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm 442 Dana Research Center Northeastern University Presenter: Sumit Tandon, MathWorks Application Engineer Sumit graduated from University of Texas at Arlington in 2007 with a Masters in Electrical Engineering degree, […]

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iOS 5 for Apple Mobile Devices

Apple recently released iOS 5, the latest version of its operating system for its mobile devices. According to Apple, iOS 5 sports more than 200 new features, and supports the iPhone 3GS and newer devices, including iPad and iPad 2. We have tested iOS 5 against a number of devices and found it to have […]

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URGENT WARNING from NU Information Technology Security: Phishing Email

Northeastern Faculty, Staff, and Students, This morning, many members of the NU community have received an email with no subject line warning that their mailbox quota has exceeded the storage limit and asking them to click on an external link to validate their mailbox. Although this email looks official, this is an attempt to steal […]

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Northeastern Mobile

In partnership with EMSA, Marketing & Communications, and the Provost Office, Information Technology Services has completed the development of the Northeastern Mobile app for the iPhone and Android smart phones. The Blackberry app will be available in about a week. Information about the app and links to the respective stores can be found on the […]

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App-V Client Upgrade on NUnet Managed Windows Computers

Beginning Sunday, August 28, 2011, Information Technology Services will be upgrading the Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) client on NUnet managed Windows computers. App-V is one of the mechanisms used to deliver a large number of applications to faculty, staff, lab, and classroom computers. The impact of this upgrade on individual users depends on the version […]

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