April 2012 Archives
April 25, 2012
A phishing message purporting to be a "Scan from a Hewlett-Packard ScanJet" has hit some McMaster addresses recently.
Don't click the "Download" link, needless to say ... it's actually a link to a spyware payload.
April 24, 2012
April 19, 2012
Some interesting spam reached a few inboxes on mathmail.mcmaster.ca today. The subject is "RE:Tutoring material for a scheduled event" and it notifies the reader of "a joint event with Fire and Counter Terrorism Safety". It's signed by "Ann" from "Department of Human Resources."
Needless to say, the message is fake and you should not open the attached "Fire Safety Guidance.pdf.zip" file - it contains spyware.
The text and a description can be found here.
This message is also arriving with other titles, such as ...
- RE:Public Safety Joint Event
- FW:Fire Safety joint event
- FW:Counter Terrorism Safety Event
- FW:Tutoring material for a scheduled event
- RE:Enclosed Tutoring Materials
April 18, 2012
The automatic document feeder for the HH-303 HPLJ 4345 scanner is jamming fairly consistently. I've notified the service people, who are already scheduled to come fix another problem with the ADF.
If you need to scan sever pages, use the flat-bed scanner with "Job Build" mode on so that all the pages arrive in a single PDF file.
April 17, 2012
The HPLJ 4345 printer/scanner outside of HH-303 is producing coloured streaks on images scanned using the automatic document feeder. We had a service technician in last week and we are now waiting on parts; things should be sorted out within a week.
Scans made on the scanner bed are not streaked, You can use "job mode" if you wish to scan several pages into a single PDF file using the flat-bed scanner.