All users – update to ISTWLAN wifi certificate

We’ve changed our istwlan certificate to a new issuer as the previous one as expires 01/12/2021. This may prompt your device to request that you trust the new certificate to continue to use the istwlan wifi connection. The new certificate to expect is: ‘wlan.ist.ac.at’; issuer ‘GEANT OV RSA CA 4’ If you’re unable to reconnect… Continue Reading All users – update to ISTWLAN wifi certificate

Apple Security Update April 26 2021

Apple has released a large security update on April 26th, including a fix for the CVE-2021-30657 logic issue (malware such as Shlayer had been reported to use this issue to breach Gatekeeper protections on downloads). We recommend that all users make sure their Apple devices have these newest security updates installed (macOS, iOS, Apple Watch and… Continue Reading Apple Security Update April 26 2021

PPMS is not loading

If you tried to access https://ppms.ist.ac.at/ and only got the following result: you are probably running an ad blocker in your browser. Even though it is highly recommended to run one, it can also block legitimate pages. One blocker IT can suggest is: uBlock Origin, which is available for all major browsers. To access PPMS,… Continue Reading PPMS is not loading

Introduction to SuperProductivity, not just another to do list app

If you’re reading this you’re also the kind of person that’s struggling with keeping track of all the various tasks and requests coming your way on a daily basis. You’ve realised over the years that the human brain is not very good at remembering most things and have already tried several solutions for task and/or… Continue Reading Introduction to SuperProductivity, not just another to do list app

Linux kernel vulnerabilities (BleedingTooth)

Andy Nguyen discovered that the Bluetooth implementation in the Linux kernel contained a type-confusion error. A physically proximate remote attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) orpossibly execute arbitrary code. Please update your system as soon as possible (sudo apt-get upgrade in the Terminal). If it’s currently not possible for… Continue Reading Linux kernel vulnerabilities (BleedingTooth)