Computer Security

Everyone using CERN's IT infrastructure is responsible for the security and protection of the computers they use, the operating systems they run, the applications they install, the programs they write and the data they store, with the assistance of the IT Department and the Computer Security Team.

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Computer Security: Flash, as bad as bad can be

This year, the Adobe Flash Player made it to number 1 in the charts of ways your PC or laptop could be compromised

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17 October, 2016

Computer Security: Android’s Armageddon… Reloaded

About 1 billion Android smartphones are facing their Armageddon. Again

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30 September, 2016

Computer Security: e-mail is broken and nothing we can do

Have you ever received an e-mail from a friend or someone you know and been surprised or appalled by its contents?

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19 September, 2016
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19 September, 2016

Computer Security: white hats for CERN

Join the WhiteHat Challenge to secure our web environment!

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30 August, 2016
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30 August, 2016

Computer Security: Pokémon GO! Or not?

Have fun and catch them all. But also take some physical and digital care

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08 August, 2016
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08 August, 2016

Computer Security: WWW censorship? Not at CERN

“How dare we censor Internet access?” Let us clarify this

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22 July, 2016

Computer Security: you’re a Summer Student?

For the next couple of weeks, you will be able to breathe in the free academic world of CERN. But academic freedom also comes with responsibility

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06 July, 2016

Computer Security: DNS to the rescue!

Why you should be grateful to the Domain Name System at CERN.

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18 June, 2016
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18 June, 2016

Computer Security: drive-bye!

Like a lion waiting to ambush gazelles at a waterhole, malware can catch you by surprise.

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13 June, 2016
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13 June, 2016

Computer Security: pimp up your password

A well-chosen, complex password for your CERN account might not be enough anymore

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30 May, 2016
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30 May, 2016

Ransomware: When it is too late...

Ransomware is a type of malware that restricts access to the infected computer system

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10 May, 2016
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10 May, 2016

Computer Security: what is your identity?

In the physical world this is fairly clear...

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26 April, 2016
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26 April, 2016