Sunday, January 26, 2014
MICROSOFT WINDOWS XP ANNOUNCEMENT:
for Windows XP will end on April 8, 2014. There will be no more
security updates or technical support for the Windows XP operating
system. It is very important that customers migrate to a modern
operating system so you can receive regular security updates to protect their computer from malicious attacks. Security
updates patch vulnerabilities that may be exploited by malware and help
keep users and their data safer. PCs running Windows XP after April 8,
2014, should not be considered to be protected.
Call the help desk today to schedule your upgrade.
The OU Campus Community members are reminded to exercise considerable caution
in accessing, storing and distributing confidential information used to
file income tax returns.
The Oakland University Police department has a website page on Identification Theft
Campus community members are advised to report any indication of
suspicious or fraudulent activity to appropriate authorities as soon as
possible. See the steps listed below;1. Make a police report.
2. Report any OU identity theft to the Help Desk. 1-248-370-4357 Help Desk Contact Form
3. Contact the Social Security Administration 1-800-269-0271
4. Contact the IRS Identity Protection Specialized Unit 1-800-908-4490
The FTC Recommends the following after contacting the IRS to limit the potential damage from identity theft: