Category Archives: security

Zoom version 4.6.10 (20033.0407)

Zoom has responded to a number of the security issues with the Zoom client, changing the default operation of the client, and changing the free Basic and single licensed Pro accounts so that they are no longer acting as domain … Continue reading

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Zoom, Zoom, Zoom

Zoom has hit the news in the last week for a number of security and privacy issues. To put things in perspective, not many companies could have scaled from 10 Million daily users (Dec-2019) to 200 Million (Mar-2020) without some … Continue reading

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[phish] Your Account needs authentication due to server relocation

We haven’t had one of these posts for a while. Amazingly, our mail server admin’s appear to have problems with server replication and we need to ‘be authenticated due to server relocation’ … or not. You have to admire the … Continue reading

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[scam] Domain Notification for — : This is your Final Notice of Domain Listing

Domain Name Search Engine Registration Is A Scam Ignore scams like “Domain name search engine registration,” which nobody needs — your site shows up in search just fine without it. — John Mueller, Google (2015-Jun-15) An old scam that seems … Continue reading

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Firefox Quantum (v.57.0)

Version 57.0, first offered to Release channel users on November 14, 2017 Today we’re thrilled to introduce you to our brand new browser — Firefox Quantum. What you’ll notice first is that the new Firefox is blazing fast. In fact, … Continue reading

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SECURITY: Current Global Ransomware Attacks Another global ransomware attack is making the rounds, starting last night in the Ukraine and spreading internationally. This ransomware appears to be a new Petya variant called Petyawrap, and will encrypt a local hard drive … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, patch, security | 3 Comments

Protected: Cloud/Privacy/Ethics

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Posted in 2017, AARNet, Edfac, security, UniMelb

Digital Border Searches

Changes have been steadily implemented for entry into the USA which would place staff at risk of breaching privacy and ethics agreements by exposing data to third parties. ❝ In the last six months, nearly 15,000 travelers had one of … Continue reading

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Firefox 0 day in the wild

Emergency Bulletin: Firefox 0 day in the wild. What to do. We’re publishing this as an emergency bulletin for our customers and the larger web community. A few hours ago a zero day vulnerability emerged in the Tor browser bundle … Continue reading

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RSAT for Windows 10 updated for Anniversary Update

Microsoft released a new version of RSAT (Remote Server Administration Tools) for Windows 10 prior to the Anniversary Update (Windows 10 version 1607). When you update to the Anniversary Update the existing RSAT will be removed, this is the standard … Continue reading

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