The Computer Security Team

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Computer Security: Still on Windows 7? Say “bye bye” to your digital life

Support for Windows 7 ended in January 2020. Apart from for some customers who are paying an extra fee, Microsoft has stopped providing any assistance and security fixes for that version of their operating system

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26 May, 2020

Computer Security: Click and infect

With one click, your Windows system, your Macbook or your Linux installation can be gone...

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30 April, 2020
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30 April, 2020

Computer Security: When apps lead to mishaps

The responsibility is in your hands: always keep your smartphone up-to-date with the most recent version of your operating system

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23 April, 2020

Computer Security: Blackmailing Academia: back to pen and paper(?)

In recent months, a worrying trend has been emerging fast: targeted organisation-wide ransomware attacks

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02 April, 2020

Computer Security: Tele-protect

Teleworking and anxiety over COVID-19 make us more vulnerable to attacks, but there are solutions

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18 March, 2020
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18 March, 2020

Computer Security: Malicious Robots

“Stop – Think – Don’t Click” is one of the standard pieces of advice when you are asked to click on links to unsolicited, unknown or dubious webpages

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13 February, 2020
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13 February, 2020

Computer Security: Tunnel Madness

The "Allo Unblocker", "Allo Better Internet" and "Allo VPN" plug-ins have been explicitly banned from being used at CERN

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30 January, 2020
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30 January, 2020

Computer Security: A second factor to the rescue

The IT department is deploying the use of so-called “two-factor authentication”

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16 January, 2020

Computer Security: The New Single Sign-On

New Year 2020 brings a new look (and functionality) to the Single Sign-On page

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11 December, 2019
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11 December, 2019

Computer Security: Why the Internet is not Christmas

On the Internet, you must be vigilant and careful when being presented with links, posts, URLs, e-mails, webpages or attachments

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28 November, 2019

Computer Security: Don’t print naked

Too many people are still printing confidential documents without caring that they might be read by third parties hanging around

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14 November, 2019
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14 November, 2019