Information Technology Services

Lab Closure 03/25/2016

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Attention Campus Community: ITS is happy to announce that we will be upgrading our 206 Murchie Science Building open computer lab. The existing lab area will be expanded to include more space for people with laptops or that just need space to sit. However, to accomplish this expansion, the lab will be closed on Friday,

Two-Factor Authentication and You

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One thing that we don’t have a shortage of are passwords. Every time you sign up for some sort of online account, another password is added to the list. It’s no secret that security is essential when it comes to your passwords, but hackers and malicious software keeps getting better and better at finding ways

Best Freeware for Your Computer

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As the saying goes, the best things in life are free, and at the ITS Helpdesk we are inclined to agree. Without programs on your computer, it would be very restricted as to what it could do, regardless of the operating system. What is Freeware? Freeware, not to be confused with malicious software called malware,

UM-Flint Phishing Email Alert

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It has come to our attention that there is a phishing email going out to many users on campus that appears to come from trusted sources within our University. These emails begin with the subject “John has just sent you a document.” Although it appears these emails are coming from legitimate University of Michigan sources,