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IT Newslett for Students - Jun 2014
for Students Jun 2014

Protection Against Web Threats

Web threats are malicious software programs such as spyware, adware, trojan horse programs, bots, viruses and worms that are installed on your computer without your knowledge or permission.

These programs could slow down your computer, corrupt your computer system and even send data on your computer to criminals. You can minimize the risks by:

  • Keeping your security software such the Windows Defender working and up-to-date.
  • Keeping your Windows Firewall turned on.
  • Avoiding access to unknown web sites or to URLs received in suspicious e-mails.
  • Installing the security patches when they are available.

Personal Data Backup

Backup copies of your desktops, notebooks and other smart devices are important when you try to recover from an accidental loss or a corruption of data.

You may copy your data files to an external storage devices such as a USB hard disk or thumbdrive to serve as a backup.

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System Maintenance

Sat, 7 Jun 2014 10am to 2pm

MeL
Scheduled maintenance for MeL on Sat, 7 Jun 2014, 10am to 2pm. Users may experience momentarily interruptions when accessing the MeL.

 

Sat, 7 Jun 2014 8.30am to 3pm

Network
There is a scheduled maintenance for the network at The Loft at Kismis Block 90, 92 and 94 on Sat, 7 Jun 2014, 8.30am to 3pm. Network services will be interrupted during the maintenance.

 

Apologies for any inconvenience caused. Please email to Dora.ITCare@np.edu.sg should you require further information or clarification.

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