Android Security Update April 2022

Android users should note that their latest security updates were released for multiple devices lately. This included fixes for some known targeted backdoors. We recommend that all users make sure their Android devices have these newest security updates installed to ensure they continue to remain as protected as possible. You can read more about Android… Continue Reading Android Security Update April 2022

Mozilla (Firefox) security vulnerability and update – March 2022

Two serious security vulnerabilities have been announced over the weekend for Firefox, Firefox ESR, Firefox for Android, Focus and Thunderbird. The security vulnerabilities are already fixed in Firefox 97.0.2, Firefox ESR 91.6.1, Firefox for Android 97.3.0, and Focus 97.3.0. Therefore, it is recommended that users of these products update them immediately. More information about the… Continue Reading Mozilla (Firefox) security vulnerability and update – March 2022

Linux/Ubuntu Security Updates – February/March 2022

Two serious security vulnerabilities, CVE-2021-4034 and CVE-2021-44731, have been announced recently. Both vulnerabilities, which affect most Linux-based systems including Ubuntu, potentially allow attackers to gain root privileges and take full control of an unprotected system. Patches are already available for both vulnerabilities, so please, if you have an IST computer running Ubuntu, make sure that… Continue Reading Linux/Ubuntu Security Updates – February/March 2022

Windows – Update to new version of Windows 10.

IT Support have recently moved to rollout Windows 10 Version 20H2. The update can take a few hours to download (you can work during this time) and then about 30-45 minutes to install after a restart (you won’t be able to use your PC during this time). To prevent disruption we therefore recommend that all… Continue Reading Windows – Update to new version of Windows 10.

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