Incidents

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There has been widespread media coverage of the Heartbleed OpenSSL IT security vulnerability this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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We have had a mail sent to University staff this morning which is another scam. Read the rest of this entry »

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We have had a mail sent to University staff this morning which is another scam.

Do not click on the links in the email. We have taken steps to block the site and to mitigate the risks associated.

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We are advising that you beware fake e-mails such as ones pretending to be either from Voicemail, HMRC, image scanners, courier deliveries, company complaints etc, containing small “Zip” attachments.
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Early in October, the multimedia giant Adobe admitted to having suffered a data breach of significant proportions, with initial estimates from Adobe numbering it at 2.9 million compromised accounts. Just how significant is now becoming clearer as the count of those compromised is still increasing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Please note that the email that you may have received this morning is spam. Please do not click on any links in the mail. An image of the email is attached below.  Read the rest of this entry »

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AppGrad is not approved for use with University of Reading IT Systems and should not be used. It is not associated with the University of Reading. Read the rest of this entry »

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A few days ago somebody “responsibly” published proof-of-concept code for vulnerabilities in Java and as a result there are now exploits starting to appear in drive-by-download exploit kits. Read the rest of this entry »

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We have had a recent upsurge in University of Reading specific phishing scams. This time, they are tailored particularly to mimic our mail systems. Read the rest of this entry »

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Just to give you all a quick update with regards to Clearing today. We are aware that there are reports of a number of internal telephone calls dropping out as well as issues with making external calls. Read the rest of this entry »

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