CaTS Blog

Career Readiness

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

As the time for career fairs and graduation approaches, brush up on skills you need to land the internship or job with Atomic Learning videos. Learn about  Interview Techniques and Interview Preparation as well as Creating a Resume and Skills Needed For the Workforce.  On campus, you can also check out programs from Wright State's Career Services as well as the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the College of Science and Mathematics, and the College of Liberal Art's CLASS program

Phishing Scam Notice 3/22/16

Saturday, March 19, 2016

The Help Desk was recently notified of an email phishing scam that targets Wright State students, faculty, and staff. This email has a subject line similar to ‘Urgent: F799287 Palace Software/HPE ’, and contains two attached documents called ‘Palace Software_inv_tracker’ and ‘Palace Software_tracker’. These attachments contain malware and should NOT be downloaded or opened.

Please be aware that this is a scam. Do not open the documents attached in the email or give out any personal information.

If you have any questions about this scam, or if you have already opened or downloaded the attachments, please contact the CaTS Help Desk immediately. You can reach us at (937) 775-4827, or email helpdesk@wright.edu

Phishing Scam Notice 3/17/16

Thursday, March 17, 2016

The Help Desk was recently notified of an email phishing scam that targets Wright State faculty and staff. These emails are sent to HR or finance departments in an attempt to gather  employee’s personal information. They may contain specific subject lines such as "Hello Matt" or "Request For All Employees' W2s, Friday 4th March, 2016."

Please be aware that these emails are a scam; do not download any attachments, click on any links, or respond with any personal information to the email.

If you have any questions about this scam, or if you have already clicked any links or given out personal information, please contact the CaTS Help Desk immediately. You can reach us at (937) 775-4827.

Phishing Scam Notice 3/9/16

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

The Help Desk was recently notified of an email phishing scam that targets Wright State students, faculty, and staff. This email, which appears to come from ‘Mohammed Idris’ with a subject line similar to ‘DOC-Z21193008’, contains an attached Word document which should not be downloaded or opened.

Please be aware that this is a scam. Do not open the document attached in the email or give out any personal information.

If you have any questions about this scam, or if you have already clicked the link and gave out personal information, please contact the
CaTS Help Desk immediately. You can reach us at (937) 775-4827, or toll free at 1-888-775-4827.

REDCap Support

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

REDCap, which stands for Research Electronic Database Capture, is a secure web application used for building and managing online surveys and databases. It is specifically geared towards capturing data for research studies; these systems offer easy data manipulation with full audit trails and reporting, and an automated export mechanism to common statistical packages (Excel, SPSS, SAS, Stata, R/S-Plus).   

Wright State faculty, staff, and residents are automatically approved as Project Owners; students can be Secondary Owners. To request REDCap access, email REDCap@wright.edu

For more information about REDCap, visit their official site at http://www.project-redcap.org/ . To view FAQs specific to Wright State, visit http://wsri.wright.edu/redcap-info/faq.

Phishing Scam Notice

Friday, March 4, 2016

The Help Desk was recently notified of an email phishing scam that targets Wright State students. The email contains a message like the one shown below:

---BEGIN SCAM EXAMPLE---
Good day Dear Student ,
I found your information from your school  directory wright edu . I would like inform you about part time personal assistant job is available .Weekly payment of $350.38 cent . Reply back with our personal email address and valid phone number for more details . Thank you .
Mr  Jon .
---END SCAM EXAMPLE---

Please be aware that this is a scam. Should you receive this message do not reply to it and delete immediately. For questions about this or other phishing scams, please contact the CaTS Help Desk at (937) 775-4827, or send an email to helpdesk@wright.edu.

System Maintenance-2/28/16

Friday, February 26, 2016

CaTS will be conducting system maintenance on Sunday, February 28, from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. During this time access to the WINGS Express system will be unavailable.

For questions about this maintenance, please contact the CaTS Help Desk at (937) 775-4827 or send an email to helpdesk@wright.edu.

Network Issues Resolved

Friday, February 26, 2016

Yesterday's issues with the Wright State network have been resolved. If you are still experiencing issues, please contact the CaTS Help Desk at (937) 775-4827 for further assistance

Wright State Network Connection Issues

Friday, February 26, 2016

Currently, the Wright State University network is experiencing intermittent connection issues on both our wired and wireless networks.

CaTS is looking into the cause of this issue. As more details become available we will notify the campus community.

For further questions, please contact the CaTS Help Desk at (937) 775-4827.
 

Pilot System Maintenance

Friday, February 12, 2016

CaTS and the CTL will be conducting system maintenance for Pilot on Sunday, February 14, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and May 5, beginning at 8:00 a.m. and lasting most of the day. Pilot will be unavailable during these times.

There is no expected impact on your access or use of other Wright State systems. If you do experience any issues, however, please contact the CaTS Help Desk at (937) 775-4827.
 

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