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Ransomware blackmail programs and e-mail attachments

– 29.1.2014

In recent years, various “ransomware” type blackmail malwares are beginning to become more and more common. These programs provide a straightforward revenue for cyber criminals. Typically, a ransomware infected machine prevents the user from accessing desktop and ask for virtual money or a credit card transaction, so that the program can be rectified. So far, […]

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Spear phishing

– 29.1.2014

There might pop in to your e-mail so-called spear phishing messages usually written in bad Finnish or in English. Sometimes the message content may seem very credible. Typically, in these messages IT maintenance, any authority, bank, partner, Paypal, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, UPS, DHL or other body is asking your contact information and will ask you […]

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(suomi) Useiden PDF-tiedostojen yhdistäminen yhdeksi PDF-tiedostoksi

– 22.10.2013

Sorry, this entry is only available in suomi.

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Protecting private information is your responsibility

– 27.2.2012

Protecting privacy in the Internet is everybody’s responsibility. You should never put personal details of other people to the web and it is also a good idea to thoroughly consider what information you put there about yourself as well. Things you put to Internet might be difficult or even impossible to remove once posted. E.g. […]

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About using USB memory sticks

– 15.2.2012

It’s not recommended that you use a USB memory stick for confidential data. Also, you ought to keep your entertainment and study related USB drives separate. Don’t use your study related flash drives in Internet cafes and alike. You can make your USB memory stick (= Flash/USB/thumb drive), more secure by using encryption: There are […]

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How to change your Oamk password

– 14.2.2012

This instruction describes two methods how to change your Oamk password when you remember the current one. If you have forgotten your password or want to reset it, see the other guideline instead: How to apply Oamk username and/or new password (oulu.fi). When planning a new password, check Password requirements and recommendations (oulu.fi). Method 1: Using […]

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