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Office 365: Email-retention settings activated Friday evening

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Office 365 email-retention settings will be activated on the evening of Friday, June 29. Any messages in Deleted Items folder or Junk Email folder over 30 days will be removed. Move any messages you would like to retain into other folders or the Archive folder before the evening of Friday, June 29.

A couple of things to keep in mind:

  • Items will be automatically removed from your Deleted Items folder after 30 days. You can recover those removed items for up to 14 days after their removal. See the Knowledge Base article on restoring deleted items.
  • Items will be automatically removed from your Junk Email folder after 30 days.

Contact the IT Help Desk, 785-532-7722, if you need help with your email.

The retention settings govern the automatic management of emails that have been moved to the Deleted Items folder and Junk Email folder. If you have questions about the retention policy, contact Greg Dressman, director of Enterprise Server Technologies, dressman@k-state.edu.

Office 365: Email-retention settings activated June 29

By Information Technology ServicesOffice 365 logo

Office 365 email-retention settings will be activated on the evening of Friday, June 29. These retention settings govern the automatic management of emails that have been moved to the Deleted Items folder and Junk Email folder.

A couple of things to keep in mind:

  • Items will be automatically removed from your Deleted Items folder after 30 days. You can recover those removed items for up to 14 days after their removal. See the Knowledge Base article on restoring deleted items.
  • Items will be automatically removed from your Junk Email folder after 30 days.

Contact the IT Help Desk, 785-532-7722, if you need help with your email.

If you have questions about the retention policy, contact Greg Dressman, director of Enterprise Server Technologies, dressman@k-state.edu.

Students fall for jobs scam

Everyone at one time or another has received spam e-mails promising high-paying jobs for part-time work at home. Unfortunately, at least three K-State students responded to such offers recently and almost became victims of fraud. The offer was simple and enticing:

Work from school/home and earn $300 weekly… each days job takes maximum of 50mins… you are not working every day, only when necessary… kindly get back to us ASAP if you care to know more about the job offer.

When the students responded, they were asked to provide their name, address, phone number, age, and gender. They then received in postal mail a check for nearly $2,000 and were instructed to cash it at their bank, keep $180 for themselves to cover “internet connectivity for the first month of your job” and send the rest to their “material supplier in Michigan.” Yeah, right. One student became suspicious before it got to this point and reported it. Two others tried to cash the bogus checks which were fortunately caught by alert Manhattan bank tellers and reported to the police.

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