What is the OpenSSL Heartbleed Bug?

A serious software vulnerability was recently announced by US-CERT as well as other cybersecurity news sources. The vulnerability is being referred to as ‘The Heartbleed Bug’ see http://krebsonsecurity.com/2014/04/heartbleed-bug-exposes-passwords-web-site-encryption-keys/ and is reported to impact as many as 66% of Internet websites.


12 Scams of the Holidays

It’s that time of year to remind our co-workers, students and family members to be aware of an increase in information security risks during the holiday season. McAfee has put together a list of ‘The 12 Scams of Christmas’ to … Continued





What is the MUnet Spam Firewall?

The MUnet Spam Firewall is a mail security service which exists between the Internet and the MU campus e-mail servers. The Spam Firewall one of several layers of defense against e-mail borne security threats such as viruses, spoofing, phishing and spyware attacks.




Anti-Virus Protection for Windows 8 and Apple Mac OS 10.8

As of 13-January 2013, the Marshall University Office of Information Technology began supporting the use of Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1RU2 / ver 12.1.2xxx and newer for support of Windows 8 and earlier versions of the OS on both University- and … Continued


Java Zero-Day Vulnerability CVE-2013-0422

Windows PC and Mac users who have the Oracle Java JRE web plug-in version 7u10 and below should immediately update to the latest release of Java JRE 7u11…