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LSS News - January 2014

Van Hise Stair Mastery

January 31, 2014 by Theresa Pesavento

Love or hate the Van Hise stairs, two of our very own in Van Hise Hall have found the silver lining in the many flights stairs in the 18-story building. LSS Director and L&S CIO Bruno Browning and German Department Coordinator Joan Leffler regularly eschew elevator rides in favor of climbing the stairs. Their climbing routines offer fitness benefits, provide mini-breaks throughout their days, and even build community: Bruno and Joan sometimes pass each other and other Van Hise climbers during their daily walks. Read more »

Office 365 Phishing Emails

January 27, 2014 by Sue Weier

L&S Security

Over the holidays, my Inbox was inundated with a number of new phishing emails.  Interestingly, I noticed a trend toward phishing emails that referenced Office 365.  Most of these appeared to come from support units similar to the LSS TechZone or the DoIT Helpdesk, but on closer examination proved to be fake. Read more »

Keep calm and Stop Badware

January 3, 2014 by Sue Weier

A patron recently emailed the LSS TechZone with suspicions about an email she received.  This patron had good instincts; the email was a phishing email.  Phishing emails try to acquire personal information or passwords by tricking the recipient into thinking that he or she is at a legitimate site.  This particular email played on the common use of GoogleDocs and GoogleDrive: Read more »

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