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
The Google Chrome stable channel has been updated to 99.0.4844.84 for Windows, Mac and Linux. It will roll out over the coming days. We recommend that all users make sure their Chrome is updated as soon as the update is available. You can read more about the available security updates here and find information about… Continue Reading Google Chrome Security 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
The following email is a phishing attempt. The link sends the user to a convincing spoof of the IST Single Sign On screen.
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.
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
We’ve had reports that another round of Spear Phishing emails have been going out to some groups and staff. In these emails scammers are pretending to be group leaders, team leaders or executives to trick users. Please read this previous in-depth post to familiarise yourself with this type of attack. The above post also discusses… Continue Reading Reminder: Spear phishing – CEO fraud
Apple has released another large security update for Mac, iPhone and iPad and a new version of iOS (iOS 15). We recommend that all users make sure their Apple devices have these newest security updates installed (macOS for Mac PCs, iOS for smart devices such as iPhone and iPad) to ensure they’re protected. You can… Continue Reading Apple Security Update September 20 2021