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Information Security Guide for staff

– 21.3.2022

This Information Security Guide is primarily intended to serve as a general guide for university staff members, regardless of their place of work. It has been produced as a collaboration between universities and has been aimed at making it suitable for all universities. This Information Security Guide is the product of collaboration by the University […]

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STUDENT’S INFORMATION SECURITY GUIDE

– 18.3.2022

This Information Security Guide is primarily intended to serve as a general guide for university students, regardless of their place of study. The Information Security Guide is the product of collaboration by the University of Helsinki, University of Eastern Finland, University of Jyväskylä, University of Oulu, Hanken School of Economics and Åbo Akademi University, and […]

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Is your computer ok? Scan your computer to detect malware with an online virus scanner

– 30.10.2017

NB! This ESET tool will only look for possible malware, thus it will not remove any: If your computer is infected, you need to use other programs to clean it up (e.g. the ESET full version, which has a free 30 days trial.) Go to this web page: https://www.eset.com/us/home/online-scanner/ When you clock the “SCAN NOW” button, you will download […]

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Avoiding malware

– 8.3.2017

The protection mechanisms have not changed for a long time but it is good to go over them once in a while: Among malware, so-called ransomware has now become common. Ransomware is a program type that encrypts the user’s work files on the user’s local machine and sometimes also on the network disks available on the user’s computer. Decrypting the files might succeed if […]

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Be careful with your e-mail: Malicious softwares are the biggest threat to the OUAS information systems

– 4.12.2015

In past years, the various malware and viruses have not been very big disturbance to contaminated IT devices. These malicious programs have mainly showed pop-up messages/advertises in the web browser, or have changed the search engine of the browser to another. Disadvantage has been pretty trivial. Nowadays it is very common that malware infected machine […]

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Tips for preventing malware with anti-virus software

– 27.4.2015

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 […]

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Malware is the world’s largest security threat: Users negligence is the primary cause of the spread of malware.

– 2.2.2015

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 […]

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Take care of updates and backups on your home computer

– 30.12.2014

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 […]

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