When Angry birds turns Bad…A Security Brief »

By Dan Han, VCU Information Security OfficerIn the recent weeks, The Google Android market has seen an uptick of malware infected applications. Among these malware infected applications, a new variant of stealthy malware was detected. These malware are designed to install itself onto a victim's Android based smartphone or tablet, and subsequently collec . . .

VCU TS Mobile Technology Highlighted in Richmond Times-Dispatch »

File this under good stories: The Richmond Times-Dispatch features VCU TS mobile technology (VCU Mobile) and survey data in a story linked to below. The story covers how the use of mobile technology in and outside of the classroom is enhancing the conversation on college campuses. . . .

VCU CIO Featured In Video For VCU Mobile Applications »

VCU CIO, Mark Willis, and students were interviewed last December for a piece about the VCU Mobile application now available for iPhone, iPod touch, Android, and Blackberry devices. See the TelecomTV piece to learn more about how VCU is using this mobile application to better serve our students. (more…) . . .

Lotus Notes Traveler for Android Available »

Lotus Traveler for Android devices is now available. Users in the beta program must completely uninstall and reinstall the application and installer. Please refer to http://ts.vcu.edu/kb/3592.html for further information. Please contact Doctor Notes, dnotes@vcu.edu, or the VCU helpIT Center at 828-2227 for additional assistance. . . .

VCU Mobile Updated »

Web Services has released an updated version of VCU Mobile for iOS devices. The new version includes Bb Learn, Athletics, VCU Libraries, and Emergency modules. This update is available via the App Store app on your device or through iTunes on your computer. An update to the Blackberry app and alternate website for other web enabled devices should come a . . .

[Video] Lotus Notes Traveler Is Like Taking Your Office With You »

Many of us really don't like being tied down to our desk waiting for an important message or phone call. It is a bit of a bummer to be out and about on campus and not know where to go for your next appointment. Perhaps your VCU Campus Shuttle just got a flat tire and you are going to be late to that important meeting on the MCV campus. You need to call . . .

[Video] Blackboard & Bb Mobile Learn Are Your Map To Academic Success »

Everybody needs a good map from time to time. Whether you are on vacation or trying to find your way to class on the first day of school (See VCU Mobile), a map can help you find your way. But we often need a map to help us navigate the academic landscape as well. The recently updated Blackboard system and newly deployed Bb Mobile Learn application for . . .


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