WannaCry ransomware

Again, a virus is infecting Windows computers all over the world. Unfortunately this type of ransom ware is not only infecting the computer where it was initially started, by using a vulnerability of Windows, it will distribute over the network. Protect your devices Please follow these advises to prevent an outbreak: Allow your Windows PC Read More …

New Virus scan @ IST Austria

In the coming weeks the IT department will gradually roll out a new antivirus product on all IST Windows computers. The currently used F-Secure Antivirus will be replaced by the ESET Endpoint Protection. ESET setup will run in the background, you’ll only notice a couple of notifications from the Windows Action Center: first Antivirus software Read More …

New mailing list: it-new-services@lists.ist.ac.at

When introducing new software, services or applications, we extensively test these internally in IT and of course with a couple of selected IST Austria employees. Quite often, this tests deprecate new try-outs for various reasons, but nevertheless we collect learnings, chances and concepts for future use. If you want to know first about ongoing developments Read More …

Check your Browser

Unfortunately, a lot of the latest IT treats where triggered by webpages – and outdated browsers. It is always a good idea to make sure, that you’re using the latest version of your browser. Testing can be done by using one of the following links: https://hpi-vdb.de/vulndb/sd_first/ https://browsercheck.qualys.com/ This would also be very important for any Read More …