What is happening? The following browser update will be made to Academic Support computers. All unmanaged versions of the software (below) on Academic Support computers will now be managed via a security group (AS-CM-software):
Mozilla Firefox 60.0.2esr deployed to AS-CM-MozillaFirefoxESR security group
This notice is to highlight a recent computer security issue detected and actioned by the University’s Information Systems and Technology (IST) information security team.
A recent cybersecurity review revealed that the University of Waterloo Library’s Course Reserves System had been recording, to a log file, the WatIAM userid and password of those who had accessed the system. This includes over 1,000 individuals who used the tool in November of 2016, where their user name and passwords were made available on a public web server.