Software Updates

Windows 7 computers across campus should receive software updates for the following products beginning tonight.

  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Oracle Java 7

If you experience any problems with the software updates, please contact Computing Services by creating a Web Help Desk ticket.

Opt In to Google Hangouts

google-hangouts-logo128Allegheny College Google Apps now has access to Hangouts from the Gmail window.  Once you opt in, you will have the access to fuller featured IM, face-to-face video calls, and more from your computer.

Using the new Google Hangouts also allows you to  have a more seamless experience as you shift between computer and mobile device (both iOS and Android) when you are on the go.

More Hangouts Help

Help Desk Closed Early 9/18

The Help Desk will be closing at 4:30 tonight for ITS student staff training. Regular hours will resume on Friday.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Yet Another Phishing Attempt

On Sept 18, 2014, some community members received another phishing email, as seen below.

Newest Phishing

This is not an official message from Allegheny College ITS, we are not currently monitoring individual Gmail storage limits.  Google provides ample storage for email and has several ways for individuals to monitor their own storage.

Whether it is the quick information that they provide in the lower left had corner of your inbox (see below)

gmailstorage

or the detailed info available at https://www.google.com/settings/storage.

Thanks to the members of the community who caught this attack and brought it to our attention.

If you happened to fall victim to this attack, please change your account password.  More information about Phishing is available on the Information Technology Services (ITS) site or by contacting us at the ITS Help Desk.

Software Updates

Windows 7 computers across campus should receive software updates for the following products beginning tonight.

  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Adobe Air
  • Adobe Reader
  • Oracle Java

In addition, all computers in presentation spaces will be updated to the latest version of Skype.

If you experience any problems with the software updates, please contact Computing Services by creating a Web Help Desk ticket.