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Webcam surveillance now school-based

Jack Lewis // October 5, 2019

Some Chico State students may have already noticed a change when taking online tests and quizzes through Blackboard, the school's online student portal. The web service, Proctorio, which is currently being...

Information from PhishMe Photo credit: Connor Gehrke

How to spot a phish

Hannah Yeager // December 6, 2017

Every student at Chico State has to check Wildcat mail daily, or at least weekly for those who sometimes forget they have one, in order to get notifications for class, student announcements and announcements...

Photo credit: Sean Martens

32,000 devices needed Eduroam update

Daniel Wright // April 22, 2017

Chico State’s Wi-Fi, Eduroam, recently underwent a required system update for its registered devices. Eduroam has approximately 32,000 unique devices currently registered with the system. This does...

April 11 is the deadline to update wireless devices. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Eduroam requires an update to access wifi

Jacqueline Morales // March 29, 2017

Chico State students, faculty and staff are required to update Eduroam on their wireless devices.The IT Support Services sent out an email regarding the required configuration to avoid interrupted wireless...

ITSS is located on the first floor of the Meriam Library. Photo credit: Carly Campbell

Chico State Portal crashes over the weekend

Carly Campbell // February 21, 2017

An ITSS crash took down the authentification system late last week. Blackboard Learn was still up and running, but the Chico State portal took a hit, leading students to believe their user names and passwords...

Students utilizing the Meriam Library computer lab Photo credit: Kyla Linville

Meriam Library cuts late night hours

Kyla Linville // September 5, 2016

Late night study sessions may be ending a little early. Meriam Library’s computer lab and lounge hours are changing.Manager of IT Support Services Scott Kodai said, the changes are partly due to...

Scott Kodai working in his ITSS office. Photo credit: Elizabeth Helmer

ITSS phishing out scam emails

Elizabeth Helmer // March 28, 2016
Scam emails still a problem, but ITSS continues to work on it.
Screen captured from the Chico State portal website

Malicious email shuts down estimated 1,000 Chico State student portals in past month

George Johnston // February 19, 2016

An estimated 1,000 Chico State portals have been shut down because of a phishing email. According to Chico State IT Support Service staff, an email was sent sometime last month with a malicious link...

Scott Kodai, the ITSS manager, said that students regularly receive scam emails. Photo credit: Katelyn Somers

Email scams invade Chico State

January 24, 2016
Online scams attack Chico State accounts.
Chico State sophomore Michael Chalmers is frustrated due to connectivity issues with Eduroam on campus. Photo credit: Sam Barker

Antivirus software key to on-campus Internet connection

Elizabeth Castillo // October 5, 2015
Students who face on-campus Internet problems may be missing antivirus software.

Email job offer scam tries to swindle students

Austin Redfern // March 5, 2015
The perpetrators of a fraudulent phishing scheme purporting to offer employment have been targeting Chico State students.
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Bug puts Flash Player users at risk

Christine Lee // February 7, 2014
A security risk in Adobe Flash Player has prompted the need for Mac and PC users to install urgent updates.
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