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Apple Ends Support for QuickTime for Windows

Posted on by mechling

Apple has ended support for QuickTime 7 for Windows, which means that the company will no longer provide security updates for the Windows version of QuickTime 7. Continue reading

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New Phishing Warning (April 18)

Posted on by beltzer

Many users have reported receiving the following phish. If you have received the phish, do not click the link or reply to the message. If you have clicked the link, or supplied login information, change your USC password as soon … Continue reading

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Recent Security Updates

Posted on by tzuchinc

Microsoft released five critical updates for Windows, Internet Explorer, Edge, and Office, as well as a critical update to protect Windows systems from a zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. These updates address vulnerabilities that could lead to remote code execution. Continue reading

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Zero-Day Vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player

Posted on by tzuchinc

Adobe recently released a security¬†advisory to address a zero-day vulnerability¬†affecting Flash Player. (Zero-day vulnerabilities are those that exploit previously unknown vulnerabilities and for which there is no available patch.) If successfully exploited, this¬†vulnerability could allow an attacker to take control … Continue reading

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Recent Security Updates

Posted on by tzuchinc

Microsoft released six critical updates for Windows, Internet Explorer, and Edge. These updates address vulnerabilities that could lead to remote code execution. Continue reading

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Phishing email and support call warning (February 11)

Posted on by mbordas

Many users have reported receiving phish emails and customer support calls over the past several days. Phish support calls Some staff members have reported receiving a phone call from a person claiming to be from ITS and asking them to … Continue reading

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Phishing Warning 2016-02-10

Posted on by mbordas

Many users have reported receiving the following phish. If you have received the phish, do not click the link or reply to the message. If you have replied, followed the link, or supplied login information, change your USC password as … Continue reading

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Support Ended for Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10

Posted on by tzuchinc

Microsoft has ended support for Internet Explorer (IE) versions 8, 9, and 10 as of January 12, 2016. ITS recommends that users of IE 8, 9, or 10 upgrade to a newer web browser. Continue reading

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Recent Security Updates

Posted on by mbordas

Microsoft recently released six critical updates for Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, Edge, Silverlight, Exchange, and more. These updates correct vulnerabilities that could lead to remote code execution and memory corruption, as well as allow malicious users to bypass Windows security features. Continue reading

Posted in Security Updates |

New Phishing Warning (December 1)

Posted on by beltzer

Many users have reported receiving the following phish. If you have received the phish, do not click the link or reply to the message. If you have replied, followed the link, or supplied login information, change your USC password as … Continue reading

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