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LSS News - November 2015

German Poster Exhibit

November 30, 2015 by Mary Prochniak

An exhibition on the 25th anniversary of German reunification will be on display in the L&S Learning Lab (Van Hise 259) starting this Wed. afternoon (Dec. 2) until Friday, Dec. 11.  Jeanne Schueller, UW German Department, is coordinating the exhibit.  

A timeline (in English) tracing the fall of the Wall to German unity can be found by clicking the link below.  Read more »

"Mailbox Update" phishing email

November 23, 2015 by Sue Weier

There's nothing like a campus-wide phishing email to enliven a Monday afternoon.  Today, the TechZone began receiving messages from many faculty and staff regarding a suspicious email.  The email is titled "University of Wisconsin-Madison Mailbox Update" and appears to be hitting much of campus. The message is not legitimate, so we wanted to warn everyone to be careful where they click. 

Note the following interesting parts of thie email: Read more »

Security updates for the week of 11/2/15

November 9, 2015 by Sue Weier

The new security updates for the week of November 2, 2015 are:

1. Java 8 Update 65 (Windows and MacOS)
2. Security update for Windows 10 (Windows only)

More information about the security measures taken for TechZone-supported computers can be found at http://lss.wisc.edu/node/security-measures.

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