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Phishing E-mails
by Rich Goodman - Tuesday, 9 January 2018, 4:58 PM

Over the last few days, there have been a handful of reports of phishing e-mails. The latest attack has involved an attached HTML file sent from compromised university accounts to other university users.

Phishing is a term applied to e-mail scams that attempt to obtain sensitive information, such as usernames, passwords, bank account details and credit card numbers. 

Please be cautious when ...

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Is a streaming device on your Christmas wish list?
by Rich Goodman - Monday, 11 December 2017, 3:50 PM

Santa has some friendly advice for you.

HallNet is a wired service that lets you register your own computer, game console, smart TV and other devices, so you can connect to the Internet through the campus wired network. 

The service only supports wired connections at the moment. Amazon Echo Dot and Google Home Mini CANNOT be used on HallNet until some time in summer 2018.

Some devices can be ...

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Have you met Lynda yet?
by Rich Goodman - Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 2:08 PM

The University is introducing Lynda.com to all staff and students – a free online learning platform to acquire software, technology, business and creative skills with over 5000 video tutorials available to view right now. 

On www.lynda.com you can create/watch playlists of videos, download the app on any device, download courses to watch offline, and receive a certificate on LinkedIn when completing a course. 

Further information, help and guidance is available via the Centre for Academic Practice web page at http://www.lboro.ac.uk/services/cap/tel/lynda/


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