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  • A look into modern spyware - If you’ve ever wondered why “crapware” exists. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:29:31
  • Microsoft to put MS services into Cyanogen - The open source OS Cyanogen for Android devices will soon contain Microsoft’s Bing, OneNote, Skype, etc. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:53:04
  • Google Chrome to block old NPAPI based plugins including Java - Google’s Chrome will begin blocking Java with version 42 (you still can re-enable it) and totally prevent it from functioning in version 45 (September 2015). We’re going to assume that Oracle will update the Java plugin. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:49:48
  • Patch Tuesday - Microsoft has released critical patches for Windows and Office. All users (including Macs) should check for updates. Adobe has also released patches for Flash Players. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:37:43
  • Changing PC background image w/stolen password leads to felony charges. - A 14 year old with a glanced password gets jail time. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 17:23:47
  • Apple releases iOS 8.3 - All iOS users (ipad,iphone) should update to the latest version for security updates. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 11:23:17
  • Scheduled IT Maintenance for April 10, 2015 - IT SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE For Friday, April 10, 2015 SERVICES SUBJECT TO BEING PREEMPTED BY MAINTENANCE. The maintenance tasks listed below, to ensure that all UTC information Technology services provided to support the academic mission of the University will operate at optimal levels, will be performed during the regularly monthly scheduled Friday maintenance time beginning at 5:30pm. During this maintenance period you are welcome to use all available services, subjectspan class"ellipsis"…/span a href"http://blog.utc.edu/ITDAnnouncements/2015/04/09/scheduled-it-maintenance-for-april-10-2015/"div class"btn btn-link"Read more →/div!-- end of .read-more --/a Thu, 09 Apr 2015 17:00:45
  • What in the world is the O: drive? - Many employees are aware of the purpose of the S: Drive (Departmental Share) where they can store documents on a networked storage drive. But what in the world is the O: Drive mapping? Many of our employees access not only their primary departmental shared folder, but often need access to other departmental shares spread across other volumes. For example, your S: drive is mapped to your primary department let?sspan class"ellipsis"…/span a href"http://blog.utc.edu/ITDAnnouncements/2015/04/08/what-in-the-world-is-the-o-drive/"div class"btn btn-link"Read more →/div!-- end of .read-more --/a Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:13:04
  • Windows Nano Server - No GUI, no Remote Desktop, no Win32. Meant for cloud computing. Wed, 08 Apr 2015 17:13:03
  • Apple releases OS 10.10.3 - Apple has released an update for Yosemite that includes security fixes and the new Photos app. Available via App Store. Wed, 08 Apr 2015 16:38:38

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