Tag archive: passwords

Password requirements and recommendations

– February 11, 2014

The length of the password must be at least 10 characters, preferably more. Anything under 16 characters is considered a short password, actually nowadays the right term should be passphrase. There should not be any á, ä, ö or å etc. letters in the password, since there might be problems with these characters (if used in […]

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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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How to change your password

– February 14, 2012

You can change your password in either of these ways: Method 1: Using a Windows computer that is in OUAS network (at school premises) Log in. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del. Choose “Change a password…” Enter your current password and your new password to the related fields. Press enter. Method 2: Using a web page Go to https://password.oamk.fi […]

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OUAS student’s account password

– September 14, 2011

Every student at the Oulu University of Applied Sciences has an OUAS account; a user name and related password. You need your account e.g. when you want to read your email, log in to the OUAS 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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