Malicious applications currently make up the largest security threat to businesses and home users. Usually data protection is in danger because of malware. Unfortunately, the functionality of antivirus programs have proven to be quite weak, especially against new viruses or malware campaigns. Experiment made with hundreds and thousands malicious software showed that with high quality-liked […]» Read more
Malware is the world’s largest security threat: Users negligence is the primary cause of the spread of malware.
Malicious programs are a constant nuisance in Oamk. Infected devices are difficult to detect and correct. ICT Services is constantly working to find and correct infected machines. Very often, it is found that the device has been contaminated as a result of user operations. Different firewalls, virus scanners, or any other technical things will not […]» Read more
You need your password when you log in to your e-mail and other services provided for you by the University of Oulu or Oamk. If your password does not work, it does not necessarily mean you have forgotten it: The first thing to do, is to make sure that you do not have Caps Lock […]» Read more
Software updates and backups are important! To avoid losing your important files, for example your photos, you should take backups of your files on a regular basis. For backups, you can use e.g. an external USB hard drive, which you connect to your computer only for doing or restoring backups. A removable hard disk, which costs […]» Read more
MS Office application are available on all of the Windows computers maintained by the OUAS IT-Services. Also both the students and staff of the OUAS are entitled to install MS Office products on their own computers. The most used applications are MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint. Microsoft provides thorough guidelines inside the application: […]» Read more
You can read your e-mail at your own computer using Outlook or any other email programme (e.g. Mozilla Thunderbird) using the common protocol called IMAP. If you’re using a smartphone for your e-mail, it is easiest to use the built-in e-mail application that allows you to add an Exchange account. Since adjusting the settings isn’t identical in […]» Read more