Category Archives: security

[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

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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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