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Transmission, KeRanger and Ransomeware

Here is what went out in the Middle School and High School announcements today.

On March 4th the common BitTorrent client Transmission was infected with a ransomeware application known as KeRanger. Ransomeware locks down a computer until the computer’s owner pays a ransom to have it unlocked. The ICT Office has proactively removed Transmission from any school computers that had it installed.

The lesson to be learned here is to only install software that has been certified by Apple. The best way to do this is to only install software from the MacApp store or Self Service.

Remember, with great power comes great responsibility.

10 tips for better slide decks | TED Blog

We all make a lot of presentations at ISB. Effectively using programs like Keynote, Prezi or PowerPoint can help you get your ideas across well. Here are 10 tips for better slide decks from the TED blog to really make your presentations pop!

 

 

How to Google like a boss – Become a master of Google search with these little-known tips

If you’re like me you’ll find it easy to get lots of hits on Google when you search but no one can read through 1,000,000 pages. The trick is getting the right hits.

Here are a few tips from Lifehack.

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How to Google like a boss – Become a master of Google search with these little-known tips.

A big shoutout to to Jaime J for finding this link!!

Take Your Blog With You: Exporting Your Blog

If you’re leaving ISB you can take your blog with you! You export it from our WordPress site and import it to another WordPress site. Here’s how.

From your blog’s Dashboard go to the Tools menu and choose “Export.” Save the export file somewhere that you will have at your new home like a portable hard drive.

When you get a new WordPress blog, go to the Tools menus and choose import and upload your ISB blog.

The screenshot below shows what settings to use to export your blog. (Click on the picture to enlarge it.)

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