News archive - July 2009

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Microsoft patch addresses critical vulnerability

KB973346 addresses a zero-day exploit in Microsoft Video ActiveX and has now been approved for all workstations on the campus WSUS server.

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS09-032.mspx

The patch was released last night via WSUS at University of Waterloo, reboot your machine to get it.

Friday, July 10, 2009

E-commerce at Waterloo: the rules

Excerpt from the Daily Bulletin, July 7/09.

More and more University of Waterloo departments are finding reasons to accept credit cards online for things they sell and fees they charge, and the result is a stern list of procedures that must be followed to keep transactions secure.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Issue with UW-ACE resolved

The earlier issues with UW-ACE have been resolved. Thank you for your patience.

All users should now be able access from any computer.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Issue with UW-ACE

We are currently experiencing issues with ACE. We are working on a resolution and thank you for your patience.

Update: This is an issue with the load balancing servers and their behaviour of remembering IP addresses, therefore users affected (not all users will be) may try to use a different computer to access ACE or wait 3 hours and try again with the same computer.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

NETWORK ALERT - 2009-07-13 to 2009-07-16 - Wireless upgrades in Carl A. Pollock Hall

Description: Wireless upgrades in Carl A. Pollock Hall (CPH)
Date: (YYYY-MM-DD) 2009-07-13 to 2009-07-16
Start time: 8:00 a.m.
End time: 4:00 p.m.
Impact: wireless in CPH only
Submitted by: nkeane@ist.uwaterloo.ca

Comment: Wireless connectivity will be disrupted and/or unavailable in CPH during the upgrade period as the old access points are replaced with Aruba APs.

Notice submitted: Thursday July 9 9:48:36 EDT 2009

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