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A Safe and Happy Halloween

A night of fairy-tale princesses, pumpkins and ghosts can turn into a tragedy. Halloween is a fun holiday for children and adults alike. However, certain traditions can increase the risk of traffic fatalities and fires. Today, our Safety@TTU blog offers

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‘Tis the Season. . . A Reminder to Practice Safe Computing Around the Holidays

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The holiday shopping season is a prime time for identity theft and online criminal activity, so the TTU IT Division recommends that you be vigilant and practice safe computing during this festive season: Avoid phishing schemes by being careful about

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TechAlert! Test Scheduled

TechAlert!

Texas Tech University will test its TechAlert! Emergency Communications System at 10:50 a.m. Nov. 6. All faculty, staff and students should update cell phone, home phone or text message information at emergency.ttu.edu. The system is used to alert the university

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IT Alert – New Threat of Ransomware Reported by State of Texas CISO

The state of Texas Office of the Chief Information Security Officer has been monitoring new infections of dangerous CryptoLocker and CryptoWall ransomware on some state computers. The infections are believed to be spread through malicious emails. One instance of infection

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Frostbite: The Icy Truth

Winter Weather at Texas Tech University

By Earl Smalts Most of the hazards associated with working in winter weather conditions are fairly obvious. We know that we can slip and fall on ice, and that snow and ice can fall off of roofs and overhanging structures.

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Winter Weather Advisory & Final Exams

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With the approaching winter weather advisory, please keep watch for the possibility of TechAlerts announcing campus delays or closures. An official TechAlert will provide detailed information about schedule contingencies for final exams affected by delays or closures. Also, please be

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TechAlert! Test Scheduled

TechAlert!

Texas Tech will test its TechAlert! emergency communications system at 10:50 a.m. Oct. 15. All faculty, staff and students should update cell phone, home phone or text message information at emergency.ttu.edu. The system is used to alert the university community

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