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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.
 

Phishing Scam Notice for 2/8/16

Monday, February 8, 2016

The Help Desk was recently notified of an email phishing scam that targets Wright State students, faculty, and staff. This email, which may have a subject line similar to “Order 155369 (Price Enquiry)” 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.

Being Savvy Online

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Learn about the dangers of online gaming, scams and hoaxes, and online sharing, and how to protect your personal information and devices with this video from Atomic Learning:

 https://www.atomiclearning.com/highed/savvy_online.

Remember that the CaTS Help Desk is available for any further questions at helpdesk@wright.edu, or (937) 775-4827. Also, check out our Security page for more information. 

System Maintenance for 1/18/16

Friday, January 15, 2016

CaTS will be conducting system maintenance on Monday, January 18, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There is no expected impact on your access or use of Wright State systems. If you do experience any issues, however, please contact the CaTS Help Desk at (937) 775-4827. 

Set Up Email On Your Phone!

Friday, January 15, 2016

You can access your Wright State email on your phone! For instructions on how to setup your mobile device or smartphone to access Office 365, visit https://www.wright.edu/information-technology/services/office-365-setup-instructions#tab=mobile-devices

 

Access Issues with WSU Services

Monday, January 4, 2016

At this time, a number of Wright State services, including Banner Admin, WINGS Express, and Pilot, are experiencing intermittent access issues.

CaTS is working on resolving these issues as soon as possible. For questions, please contact the CaTS Help Desk at (937) 775-4827 or email helpdesk@wright.edu.

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