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Informs and engages the UNB community on IT developments and news

Have your large files sent with care UNB Secure File Drop is here to help

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Posted: January 29, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: IT Announcements


Trying to send a file too large for email? No problem – with UNB Secure File Drop, you can send anything up to 512mb to your colleagues, classmates, or coworkers at UNB. UNB File Drop isn’t only useful for those on campus; it can also be used by anyone off-campus sending large files to a UNB student, faculty, or staff member. As long as the recipient has a UNB account, they can receive files...

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New malware targeting UNB emails

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Posted: January 29, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: General Interest, IT Announcements


Have you received an email alerting you of receiving a fax? In the newest wave of malware hitting UNB, an email from NBED (New Brunswick Education) has been making its way to UNB mailboxes, notifying users  they have received a fax via  email with a zip folder attached. This zip folder would normally contain an infected file that could do significant damage to your computer.,  In most cases,...

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New to campus Find out where to find the ITS Help Desk and UNB Card Office

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Posted: January 29, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: General Interest, IT Announcements


Are you new to UNB and still trying to find your way around Campus? Look no further! We shot a couple of videos with Hyperlapse to help you find the ITS Help Desk and the UNB Card Office, with ease! Watch the video on Youtube What is Hyperlapse? Hyperlapse is an app by Google that allows you to create moving time lapses (videos that look like they are in high speed motion), without the...

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Get comfy Virtual Lab is here

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Posted: January 21, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: IT Announcements


Students - Are you looking for an easy way to finish your course work without spending countless hours in a UNB computer lab? Thanks to UNB Virtual Lab, now you can sit back, relax, and get comfy. UNB Virtual Lab is a new service that allows you to easily access the specialized software you need for your course work directly from your own devices rather than having to work from a UNB lab...

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Get ready for Windows 10

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Posted: January 21, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: IT Announcements, General Interest


When Windows 8 came out, one of the biggest features users were missing was a Start menu. Great news - Windows has finally brought it back! In addition to the return of the Start menu, the latest version of Windows, Windows 10, also brings a new feature of having multiple desktops. Want to have one desktop set up for work, and another for home? Now you can do just that. Although Windows 10 is...

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New copyright Act will make you think twice before pirating another movie

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Posted: January 21, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: General Interest


Are you an avid movie downloader? Well, you might be in for a shock starting this year. On January 1, 2015, a new Copyright Modernization Act came into effect that requires your internet service provider  to send letters to notify users that have allegedly downloaded a movie illegally that they could be sued by the copyright holder. At first glance a simple letter may not seem like much, but it...

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Get your UCard Student Validation Sticker Now

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Posted: January 8, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community, IT Announcements, General Interest


Are you still walking around with an expired Student ID? Get your UCard validated today with a 2014-2015 student validation sticker. Stop into the UNB Card Office (UNBF) or Security Office (UNBSJ), it only takes a minute. Has your validation sticker worn off? No problem. Our first batch of 2014-2015 validation stickers have been wearing off quicker than expected due to a manufacturing issue....

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Management Briefing - 3 Things You Can Do Now to Improve IT Security

ITS

Posted: January 8, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Management Briefings


Background Did you know that UNB’s IT infrastructure experiences millions of external intrusion attempts everyweek? That malicious websites are the main source of malware that can--and has--led to financiallosses? Or that unprotected computers pose the single greatest threat to enterprise and individualdata assets and intellectual property? While striving to provide an open but secure...

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Stay up to date at UNB

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Posted: January 8, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Tips and Tricks, Our Community, General Interest


If you’re still stuck in vacation mode, it can be hard to get yourself back into routine and stay up-to-date on everything happening around campus. Find out when new workshops and events are happening with the UNB Event Calendar. You can also use the UNB App (Apple | Google) to view the Event Calendar. Check it out  today.

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Take your own UCard Photo from Anywhere

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Posted: January 8, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: General Interest, Our Community


Stay warm and take your own UCard photo from anywhere using your smartphone. Just go to UCard Photo Online and take a selfie and submit it. Then pick up your UCard as soon as you receive an email from us letting you know it has been printed. UCard Photo Online is available to all UNB students, faculty, and staff – and gives you the opportunity to take as many photos as you'd like to get that...

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