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ALERT: Extensive Security Flaw Found in Widely-Used Internet Data Encryption Technology

Update – 4/10/2014 at 2:30 p.m. Heartbleed Bug: What You Need To Know As you may be aware from an ITS email (see post above) and technology news coverage, there has been an extensive security bug found in the OpenSSL cryptographic software library; this news was made public on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. The flaw allows private information, which […]

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ALERT: Recent Phishing Email Spamming the Community

A phishing email with the subject line “Last Warning!!!” has been received by many members of the Northeastern community. If you receive this email, please delete it immediately as it was not sent by Information Technology Services. Do NOT click on the link in the email. What is phishing? Phishing refers to official looking emails […]

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Still Using Windows XP? Upgrade to Windows 7 Now – Support Ends April 8

Are you still using Windows XP or know someone who is? On April 8, 2014 Microsoft support will end for Windows XP. As a result ITS will no longer support the operating system. Any faculty, staff and labs that are still using computers running Windows XP need to upgrade to Windows 7. There are serious […]

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Windows XP users strongly urged to upgrade to Windows 7 by early 2014

Microsoft has announced that support for Windows XP will end on April 8, 2014. Faculty, staff and labs currently using computers running Windows XP will need to upgrade to Windows 7 by April 8, 2014. The ITS Spring 2014 Windows 7 standard image configuration is available and offers the latest software to the Northeastern community. There are serious […]

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Apple iOS7 Available -­ What You Need to Know

Today Apple released its latest mobile operating system, iOS 7. Here is some information that you may find helpful if you own an iOS device. What is different? iOS 7 includes new features and a different look and feel. Updates include a new control center, an improved notification center, more camera options, and smarter multitasking. […]

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NUwave-guest Network Access Changes, Effective August 16, 2013

To enhance the security of Northeastern’s network, new standards will be implemented for the NUwave-guest wireless network. Beginning on Friday, August 16, 2013, NUwave-guest will provide restricted access to the Internet – limited to web browsers, email clients and VPN applications. All Northeastern faculty and staff must use NUwave, Northeastern’s secure wireless network. Please use […]

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