Penfield Computer Lab Open 24 Hours

November 24, 2015

The Penfield Computer lab in 100A Penfield will be open 24 hours starting Sunday, November 29 at 10 am through Friday, December 11th at 4:30 pm.

Recent Phishing Attempt

November 13, 2015

A phishing email is a scam by which a person is tricked into giving their confidential information to a third party so they can use it for illicit purposes.

Blackboard Learn Faculty Tips – Force Completion & Display One Question at a Time

October 1, 2015

When creating a test one of the settings in the Test Availability section is Force Completion with the note, “Once started, this test must be completed in one sitting.” When selected the student loses the ability to re-enter the test should something cause them to lose their internet connection (such as an empty laptop battery or dropped internet connection). This typically has a negative impact on the student’s test grade.

Update: Campus Wifi Compatibility with Apple's new iOS

September 17, 2015

Yesterday, September 16, Apple released iOS 9, it’s newest operating system for iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices.

On that day, CTS recommended not upgrading until the official release had been tested for compatibility with the campus wifi. At this point we have not found any issues or had any reported issues. We feel that is safe to move forward with upgrading to this iOS version.

Campus Wifi Compatibility with Apple's new iOS

September 16, 2015

Today, September 16, Apple will be releasing iOS 9, it’s newest operating system for iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices.

Variation of Labor Day Weekend Phishing Email Circulating

September 13, 2015

As of early Sunday morning, 9/13 a variation of the Labor Day weekend phishing email has been received by some of the campus population. The number of campus accounts sending the message is a small percentage of last week’s count and have been suspended. Suspended accounts will be notified upon login to LakerApps at www.oswego.edu/mail.

Update on Labor Day Weekend Phishing Emails

September 10, 2015

CTS sent a campus-wide announcement on Tuesday, September 8, regarding suspicious emails that were sent from and to campus email addresses. The emails started over Labor Day weekend and continued into Tuesday. To resolve the issue, CTS has taken multiple steps.

Checking Your LakerApps Account Activity

September 10, 2015

Below are instructions on how you can check your LakerApps account activity.  This is important to make sure your account is not being used by others to send spam or phishing emails.

Recent Phishing Emails

September 8, 2015

CTS is aware of suspicious emails that are being sent from and to campus email addresses and is working to resolve the issue. We have identified Oswego accounts that the emails are originating from and have suspended them until the issue is resolved. These accounts are notified of suspension upon attempting to login to LakerApps email. Owners should call the Help Desk at 315.312.3456 for assistance.

ANGEL has been decommissioned

September 1, 2015

Please be aware that ANGEL has now been decommissioned. All attempts to access the ANGEL website at www.oswego.edu/angel are now automatically being redirected to Blackboard Learn at www.oswego.edu/bb.