Most Viewed Entries for Program News Forum Most Viewed Entries for Program News Forum en-us Sat, 23 Sep 2017 03:54:40 GMT Sat, 23 Sep 2017 03:54:40 GMT Update: Workaround Released For Connecting Updated Mac and iOS Devices To AirPennNet <p>UPDATE: October 28, 2016 -&nbsp;Penn ISC released a temporary workaround for connecting to AirPennNet until they come up with a permanent fix. Information for how to apply the fix can be found <a href="">here</a>.</p> <p><br /><br />&nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 Nov 2016 20:02:19 GMT consultant (Wharton Computing Student Support ) Whartonize your laptop and mobile devices. <div>Welcome MBA Class of 2019. Wharton Computing&rsquo;s Student Support team will be running computing sessions (Get "Whartonized") to help you configure your laptop and mobile device for use in Wharton&rsquo;s technical environment.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>The sessions include connecting to the University&rsquo;s wireless network, installing antivirus protection, configuring laptop printing, and much more. We&rsquo;ll also provide other useful tips and tricks to help you make the most of Wharton Computing&rsquo;s offerings. These sessions last approximately 30 minutes on average depending on how many devices you bring with you.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>If you cannot attend any sessions during Pre-Term or wish to do this on your own. you can click the '<a href="">Get Whartonized</a>' option under the Computing tab on the main SPIKE page.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Please remember to put this event in your calendar. More sessions may be added depending on demand.&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><strong>Note:</strong> For students who would like to cancel or reschedule their session, please click <a href="" target="_self">Remove</a> to see which session you are signed up for.</div> <div> <div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>If you cannot attend during Pre-Term, contact Wharton Computing Student Support to schedule a personal appointment. Our contact information can be found by clicking the Computing tab on the main SPIKE page.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-size: medium;"><strong><a href="" target="_self" title="Sign Up Now">Sign Up Here</a></strong></span></div> </div> </div> Fri, 25 Aug 2017 20:54:35 GMT consultant (Wharton Computing Student Support ) Using your Personal Gmail to Send Wharton Email? Reconfigure your Settings! <p>If you have set up your personal Gmail account to send from your Wharton email address, you&rsquo;ll need to reconfigure your settings.</p> <p>Wharton Computing is in the final stages of retiring the Exchange email server, and this has affected students who set up their personal Gmail to send mail from their Wharton account.&nbsp;</p> <p>If you haven&rsquo;t already contacted the Student Computing Team to reconfigure your settings, you can<a href=""> do it yourself </a>.&nbsp; If you&rsquo;d rather get help doing it, <a href="" title="Wharton Student Computing">contact the Student Computing Tech Center</a> in 114 SHDH and we&rsquo;ll be happy to help.</p> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:14:35 GMT consultant (Wharton Computing Student Support ) CCleaner Exploit <p><span class="inline-comment-marker" data-ref="64f76d3a-4adc-4984-b8fe-9fbbba81ecd1">Wharton Computing has learned of a malware hack that has compromised the CCleaner software.</span>&nbsp;Penn strongly recommends that personally owned&nbsp;<strong>compromised</strong>&nbsp;computers be reformatted and rebuilt, no<span class="inline-comment-marker" data-ref="631f52e5-07ab-4fec-9c15-c8f6a317e1ea">t just cl</span>eaned. Once a computer has been compromised it may not be possible to remove all malware from it without completely rebuilding the computer. Computers that are not rebuilt and become &ldquo;reinfected&rdquo; may be blocked from the network.</p> <p><span class="inline-comment-marker" data-ref="84b89d0a-9469-4a65-a4aa-2de15c654b51">T</span>he following&nbsp;<a href="">article</a>&nbsp;provides helpful information on how to check and what to do in the event you are running an exploited version. As always, if you have questions or concerns stop by the&nbsp;<span class="inline-comment-marker" data-ref="cbbb19c5-b290-4bde-90cd-dc2a5dac0a8d"><a href="">Tech Center (SHDH 114)</a></span>&nbsp;and talk to one of our technical staff. You can also call (215.898.8600) or write&nbsp;<a href=""></a></p> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:08:45 GMT consultant (Wharton Computing Student Support ) Reports of Phone Scams <p>We've recently learned that some students are receiving scam phone calls that claim to be from the FBI, the IRS, or Windows, among others. The callers may claim that you owe education taxes or that your Windows computer is hacked.&nbsp; This time of year these scams tend to increase, and it's good to keep in mind that they are an ongoing issue. The scams are quite sophisticated, and may provide a phone number and/or a website that appears valid.<br /><br />Keep in mind that legitmate entities like the IRS or FBI do not:<br /><br /></p> <ul> <li>Call to demand immediate payment or call about taxes owed without first having contacted you by mail and provide an opportunity to question or appeal the amount they say you owe.</li> <li>Require you to use a specific payment method for your taxes, such as a prepaid debit card.</li> <li>Ask for credit or debit card numbers over the phone.</li> <li>Threaten to contact the police or other law enforcement to have you arrested for not paying.</li> </ul> <p><br />For more information about these scams, visit: <a href=""></a><br /><br />Specific information about the Student Tax issue is available on the IRS website is at <a href=""></a><br /><br />As always, if you are unsure about whether a call or an email is legitimate, you can contact the <a href="" title="Wharton Student Computing">Student Computing Team</a>.<br /><br /></p> Thu, 15 Dec 2016 23:48:56 GMT consultant (Wharton Computing Student Support ) Locker Rentals Locker rental begin 9/17/07 from 9:30am to 4:00pm for Wharton Undergraduates ONLY. The cost is $20 for a small locker and $40 for a large locker for the academic year. Wed, 24 Oct 2007 18:49:29 GMT rudolphb ( ) Google Doc Phishing Email Circulating <p>We&rsquo;ve learned there&rsquo;s a malicious phishing email circulating that affects Google Doc users.&nbsp; If you receive an email from anyone inviting you to access or edit a Google Doc, do not open the message or click the link provided in it. The email may look legitimate and may come from someone you know, but the url provided grants access to your account, and allows a hacker access to your account.</p> <p><strong>What You Should Do</strong></p> <p>Delete this email from your account. If you have clicked on the link please <a href="">see this article</a> on the Student Computing website.&nbsp; If you have any trouble, contact the <a href="" title="Wharton Student Computing">Student Computing Team</a> .&nbsp; For more information on the malware, see this article from <a href="">The Verge</a>.</p> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:10:58 GMT consultant (Wharton Computing Student Support ) Group Study Room Policy Reminder With group projects and mid-terms in full swing we wanted to take this time to remind you of the policy for using group study rooms. These rooms are to be used for groups only. Single individuals using a room (even with a reservation) will be asked to leave if a group wishes to use the room. Wed, 24 Oct 2007 19:19:31 GMT rudolphb ( ) Update Flash ASAP <p>Adobe has released a security update for Flash Player; if you don&rsquo;t have Flash Player configured to auto-update, we recommend you manually update your installation as soon as possible.</p> <p>To download the latest version of Flash Player manually, go to Adobe's website:</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank"></a></p> <p>Remember to close and reopen your web browser following the update.</p> <p>Contact the <a href="" title="Wharton Student Computing">Wharton Student Computing Team</a> with any questions.</p> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 00:48:12 GMT consultant (Wharton Computing Student Support ) Tap To Print -- Activate Your Card <p>Tap to Print is here -- Wharton Computing has added proximity card readers to all Wharton printers!</p> <p>Beginning Monday March 27, all that is needed to print is to wave your PennCard over the reader. This will reduce the likelihood of printing errors, improving reliability and saving time. The swipe readers will stick around, too, so you&rsquo;ll have the option of using both.</p> <p><strong>Upperclassmen and Second Years:</strong>&nbsp; Your PennCards need activating -- <strong>stop by the PennCard office (2nd floor of the Bookstore)</strong> to activate your card.<br /><br />If you got your PennCard in the last year, you should already be activated for the service. If your PennCard is more than 1 year old, you will need to activate it before you can use the proximity readers for printing.<br /><br />Try it out! And <a href="" title="Wharton Student Computing">let us know</a> if you have any questions or problems printing.<br /><br /></p> Thu, 13 Apr 2017 18:31:04 GMT consultant (Wharton Computing Student Support )