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Friday, April 17th, 2015 - 9:04 am - Sonja van der Westhuizen

If learning a new skill was one of those forgotten resolutions, you can now  brush up on your MS Excel or MS Access skills. IT is once again offering computer courses at both Stellenbosch and Tygerberg campuses.  For more information and instructions on how to register for any of these courses, browse to the IT SERVICE CATALOGUE […]

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Access to Oracle problematic with Firefox 37

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 - 11:32 am - Sonja van der Westhuizen

The latest version of Firefox seems to have compatibility issues with the logging in process of Oracle applications. This includes sun-e-HR’s payment function, ad-hoc payments are made with. There is, however, a setting in the Firefox programme which can be changed and the IT Service Desk will be able to assist you with this. If […]

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Warning: Cryptowall ransomware

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 - 2:00 pm - Sonja van der Westhuizen

Incidents of the Cryptowall 3.0 ransomware are increasing on campus. • DO NOT open .ZIP attachments. (recent incidents reported had a .ZIP attachment with the subject “my resume”) • Stay away from unknown, suspicious or unofficial websites and torrents offering game, movie or software downloads and DO NOT click on any pop-ups. This ransomware infects your […]

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IT staff open their pockets for VWS

Thursday, March 12th, 2015 - 11:29 am - Sonja van der Westhuizen

Over the past week a relentless wildfire has been tearing through the Jonkershoek Valley in Stellenbosch. At least 3000 hectares of veld has been burnt down and 450 fire fighters battled to keep the fire under control. During the recent wildfire in the Cape Point area, we’ve seen the circumstances under which these fire fighters work and many of them […]

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Reactivation: pensioners

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 - 4:46 pm - Sonja van der Westhuizen

All persons using the SU network have to reactivate for network usage (e-mail, internet, etc.) on an annual basis. Pensioners still using SU facilities also have to complete this process to ensure they still have e-mail access. Over the past few weeks all users received an e-mail notice from helpinfo@sun.ac.za indicating that their username will soon expire. […]

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