Tag archive: computer security

Access Right Conditions

– April 1, 2014

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 […]

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Ransomware blackmail programs and e-mail attachments

– January 29, 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

– January 29, 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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About using USB memory sticks

– February 15, 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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Oamk student’s account password

– September 14, 2011

Every student at the Oulu University of Applied Sciences has an Oamk account; a user name and related password. You need your account e.g. when you want to read your email, log in to the Oamk data systems e.g. Students intranet Oiva and map your home directory (to a Windows computer at the school network) Students […]

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SSH – Turvallinen pääteyhteys

– October 31, 2007

SSH – Secure Shell Tavallisilla pääteohjelmilla, kuten Telnetillä, siirtyy tieto selväkielisinä verkon yli, tämä koskee myös salasanoja. SSH:ta suositellaan käytettäväksi aina, kun yhteys otetaan turvattoman verkon yli. Suojaamatonta yhteyttä voidaan salakuunnella muilta verkossa olevilta tietokoneilta. Nykyään useimmissa palvelimissa on estetty Telnet-yhteyksien käyttö oman verkon ulkopuolelta tulevilta yhteyksiltä. Oamkin palvelimille (kuten students ja staff) ei voi […]

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