The problem is advertising saturation on campus. The students aren't
programmed to read leaflets and newspaper ads, because they are swimming in
I think the best way to reach them is to use the faculty. Students are
accustomed to listening to their teachers.
I think most of our department's faculty would agree to this; it's in their
Network Coordinator - Department of Economics
Michigan State University
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East Lansing, MI 48824
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Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2003 2:35 PM
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Subject: Possible places to put notices
Signs at the upcoming football game would be a good idea.
Signs at the International Center, the msu bookstore, and at
in the crossroads court area.
A one page paper describing what to do, given to profs and
TAs to be handed out in classes.
Put notices up at the front doors of the library, at the various
places where meetings occur, and in lecture halls.
Local stores on Grand River. Olin health center.
On Thursday 28 August 2003 10:36 am, Rich Wiggins wrote:
> The virtual host that hosts help.msu.edu/status, W3VH, went down.
> Another address that has that status info is:
> If it's network status you seek, I don't think there have been
> any major changes, but performance should be continuing to
> improve as the network management group blocks more infected
> computers, and as people with infections get patched and
> disinfected. Yesterday they blocked another 1000 computers,
> bringing the total blocked to 4000. Some number have been
> unblocked, but I don't have precise numbers on that.
> We're continuing to try to reach students with the urgent
> message they need to patch and disinfect. We've tried the
> State News, signs in dorms, assistance of mentors (what we
> used to call RAs), e-mail to all students, warnings on
> the University Housing Channel, and a public service announcement
> on Impact 89 student radio. If you as network administrators
> have ideas on how to reach students through your departments,
> we'd welcome your assistance.
> A footnote from Doug that might be interesting: the Welchia
> worm is causing the vast majority of network damage right now.
> It's possible that it actually did go clean up Blaster on
> many infected computers, but Welchia's own attempts to worm
> into other computers are equally destructive.
> >http://help.msu.edu/status/ is returning this:
> >The requested URL /status/status_summary.php was not found on this
> >*Gene Willacker*
> >Systems Analyst
> >Michigan State University
> >Food Stores Building
> >East Lansing, MI 48824