As we frequently mention on this newsfeed and on Twitter, it’s time to update Java again. Oracle has released a Critical Patch Update on 18 June 2013 that affects multiple versions of Java and addresses 40 different vulnerabilities. Read the rest of this entry »
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IT Services have started a trial of a new system to enhance our support services. We are using of a remote assistance appliance supplied by Bomgar and would encourage all staff and students to take up this option when offered. Read the rest of this entry »
We have had a series of issues over the last 24 hours and this is to explain some of the problems. Read the rest of this entry »
IT Services will not support Windows XP beyond Microsoft’s withdrawal of security update support after 8 April 2014. This also applies to Office 2003. Read the rest of this entry »
Today, our Data Networks team updated the connection to the University’s Cedar Farm. Read the rest of this entry »
This month’s blog concentrates on a particular topic which formed the main focus of our last IT Community of Practice meeting. I’d like to thank all those who contributed their ideas and suggestions on this, many of which are reflected in the summary which follows. Read the rest of this entry »
We have had another scam email attack in the form of a fake postal receipt email. Read the rest of this entry »
IT Services have had a reminder from ja.net CSIRT regarding user credential sharing and the associated issues.
You may be aware that IT Services has been involved in an identity management project, known as ‘ID Manage’, ‘ILM’ or ‘IDM’, to increase automation and make efficiency, accuracy consistency and speed improvements in the following: Read the rest of this entry »
We have had another phishing attack, which purports to come from IT Services. The email contains text as follows: Read the rest of this entry »