- Safety and Security
- Network and Phone
- Mobile Devices
ALERT - Dangerous computer malware
CryptoLocker is dangerous, malicious computer software that encrypts your data files (word, powerpoint, pictures, music, videos, etc.). The nefarious individuals then hold your data for ransom and try to extort money from you.
Learn more about this risk and how to protect yourself here - http://oregonstate.edu/helpdocs/safety-and-security/computer-viruses-fraud/computer-viruses/cryptolocker-dangerous-ransomware
Eduroam (education roaming) is the secure worldwide federated network access service developed for the international research and education community. Eduroam provides per-user, per-session encrypted network access for visitors from participating institutions, without the need to gain guest credentials on arrival to an eduroam enabled location. Also study abroad students can join thousands of eduroam hotspots without any hassle or any data roaming charges.
Is my university part of eduroam?
To check if your university or the university that you are visiting is part of the eduroam federation you will need to vist the eduroam Website.
US institutions participating in eduroam: https://www.eduroam.us/eduroam_us_institutions
International instituations participating in eduroam: https://www.eduroam.us/eduroam_international_map
How the OSU community can use eduroam
It is strongly recommended that you configure and test your device on the eduroam network at Oregon State University before you travel to another eduroam supported university. You can use your OSU credentials (as shown below) to establish a wireless connection.
Enter your credentials in the following format:
Password: ONID password
How visitors login to eduroam at OSU
Persons from participating eduroam institutions may establish a wireless connection at OSU using their own university’s eduroam credentials. We highly recommend that before coming to Oregon State University that you test your settings at your campus.
Eduroam will be visible to network devices anywhere that the OSU’s main wireless networks are available. The eduroam connection uses the same WPA2 encryption used by OSU_Secure, with a 48-bit initialization vector and a 128-bit encryption key.
Connecting your device to eduroam
Directions are provided at the pages below to configure your OS to work with eduroam.