Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority reported that they have been contacted by a number of telephone support scams. In other countries these scams have been common for a long time. It was only a matter of time when Finnish users end up being a target. Usually there are real companies and well educated cheats behind these […]» Avoid tech support phone scams
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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 […]» Tips for preventing malware with anti-virus software
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 […]» Malware is the world’s largest security threat: Users negligence is the primary cause of the spread of malware.
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 […]» Take care of updates and backups on your home computer
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Everyone who that starts using/uses an OUAS user account accepts the rules of IT systems use and the following access right conditions: As I get the access rights, I guarantee that 1 § I will change the password immediately. 2 § I will not give my user account, including the password, to anyone else. I […]» Access Right Conditions
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, […]» Ransomware blackmail programs and e-mail attachments
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 […]» Spear phishing
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