Monthly Archives: January 2015

Changes to Remote Desktop – VPN Access

Starting today, the new standard for remote desktop access goes into effect. Under this standard, all individuals using certain remote desktop applications – such as Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), PC Anywhere, and Apple Remote Desktop – to connect to Northeastern resources must use the VPN in order for those applications to work properly. A […]

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JAN 26, 2015 Blizzard Public Information Statement MEMA

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency sent out these steps to help stay safe through what is being called a potentially “Historic Blizzard.” *You can also view the UniversalHub French Toast Alert for the latest storm updates. MEMA’S TIPS FOR PREPARING FOR THE STORM FRAMINGHAM, MA – “Before the arrival of the storm this evening, it […]

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Zero-Day Exploit for Latest Version of Flash

UPDATE 1/22/2015: Adobe has released a partial patch for this vulnerability: KrebsonSecurity.com: Flash Patch Targets Zero Day Exploit Adobe plans to release additional patches next week. It is recommended that you install both the available update today, and future patches as they are released in the next week. Adobe Flash Player Website ——– Security researchers […]

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Start off 2015 Secure with Free Anti-Virus

Welcome New and Returning Students! The New Year promises an even higher number of virus and malware threats to your Mac and Windows computers. The ResNet Resource Center has a stack of Apples and PCs that are infected with viruses. Long gone are the days when Apple users are immune from viruses and malware. The […]

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