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Phishing tricks Sac State with fishy emails

Jacob Abbott

October 29, 2014

Recent phishing attempts to steal personal information via email have become more sophisticated than ever before, targeting Sacramento State students by appearing to seem like harmless email. Phishing is a technique in which attackers attempt to fraudulently acquire protected information, such as pass...

Sex offender arrested, campus safety question

State Hornet Staff

October 15, 2014

Just days after universities and colleges across the U.S. released the annual Clery Reports listing all criminal activities on campus, a man exposed himself at the University Union then jumped from the third floor, breaking his leg while attempting to evade police.The suspect, Shawan Wimberley, a regist...

Academic Affairs receives $4.9 million boost

Matthew Malone

October 15, 2014

Sacramento State president Alexander Gonzalez allocated in July $4.9 million in new funding for the university, sending the vast majority of it to Academic Affairs.The university funding increase comes from the 2014-15 California budget, which raised CSU funds by $142.2 million. The CSU Board of Truste...

Students disconnected with Sac State server fail

Matthew Malone

September 24, 2014

When students turned on their laptops and connected to Sacramento State’s Wi-Fi network last week, they learned two things: the university’s virus-protection program SafeConnect had to be reinstalled and the wireless connection was dropping unpredictably.SafeConnect, a program implemented at Sac ...