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Get the Patch! Apple Releases Patch Against Shellshock Bug for Mac OS X

September 30, 2014

On Monday, September 29, 2014, Apple released patches for its Macintosh operating systems. Please update your Mac OS X computers immediately.

Crypto Malware: A Continued Active Threat

September 30, 2014

Members of the University community should be aware of a continued active information security threat, "Crypto Malware." 

How Do I Know if My Computer is Infected?

If your computer is infected, your files will appear locked or scrambled and you will not be able to open them. You may also be prompted to submit a payment in order to receive the decryption key.

UPDATE: SPIRE & Go.UMass Portal Now Available

September 29, 2014

UPDATE: SPIRE and the portal are now available and the error message has been resolved. If you continue to experience problems, please contact the IT Help Center.

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Shellshock Bug Targets Linux, Unix & Mac OS X

September 26, 2014

IT Professionals: Critical Vulnerability to Linux, Unix & Mac OS X Bash Login Shell (Shellshock)

September 25, 2014