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LSS News - December 2013

Don't believe it. The Wisc! Helpdesk

December 20, 2013 by Sue Weier

Don't ruin your holiday season by falling victim to this new phishing scheme.  An email with the subject "The Wisc! Helpdesk" is making the rounds on the UW campus.  The text of the email is:

Your Incident ID is: 130329-018715

This is an automated message to notify you that we detected a login attempt
with a valid password to your Wisc! account from an unrecognized device on
Thursday, December 19th, 2013 10:20 PM BST.

Location: Czech Republic IP=89.187.142.93

New Sterling Hall Collaborative Learning Classrooms

December 5, 2013 by Theresa Pesavento

Active learning classrooms are gradually being added to buildings around campus, which is exciting news for those instructors who would like to explore teaching in a more collaborative learning environment instead of a traditional lecture hall. Space Management has designed three new spaces in Sterling Hall that will be available starting in Spring 2014 Each Sterling Hall Collaborative Learning Classroom (CLC) has six teaching and learning pods
(large tables with moveable seating).
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New Phishing Email

December 5, 2013 by Sue Weier

Phishing emails -emails that lure personal information from the recipients - are becoming more common and more sophisticated.  A new phishing email specifically directed at the UW-Madison community has been sighted in several colleges on campus, including Letters & Science.  The email is titled "Your UW-Madison NetID is on Restriction" and it reads as follows:

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