We have seen another increase in phishing emails over the last few weeks and this is having an impact on both staff and support services.
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 blockContinue reading Latest scam email
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.
Version 10.3 of Sophos Endpoint Security client for Windows is coming early in October. This version adds support for the Sophos Client Firewall on Windows 8 workstations as well asContinue reading Sophos update to v10.3
As part of the Anti-Spam system at the University of Reading, IT Services subscribe to a two blocklists, that are used to reduce the amount of Spam received. They doContinue reading Anti-spam changes
All Macs on campus are currently running Sophos 7 for Mac OS X. Sophos 8 for Mac OS X has been out for a while but due to performance issues,Continue reading Sophos 8 for Mac OS X
On Tuesday 27 March, ITS completed an overhaul of the Sophos infrastructure to bring us up to the latest protection they have to offer. The primary reason was to beginContinue reading Sophos antivirus upgrade
One of the best aspects of working in IT is the breadth and variety of the issues we manage, ranging from significant, high-profile projects, to less visible, but important developmentsContinue reading View from the Director’s Chair – March 2012
There has been an attempt today, 25 January, to trap people into giving out their login details for University of Reading IT systems. Should you receive an email with theContinue reading Scam emails warning
On Tuesday 21 June, we will be upgrading the University’s Sophos Anti-Virus system and this will bring more enhancements to this system, as well as increased security features.