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Security updates for 6/13/16-6/26/16

June 27, 2016 by Sue Weier

The new security updates for June 13 - June 26 are:

1. iTunes 12.4.1 (Windows and MacOS)
2. Mozilla Firefox 47.0 (Windows)

Step-by-step directions for updating can be found at http://lss.wisc.edu/how-to/1149 . More information about the security measures taken for TechZone-supported computers can be found at http://lss.wisc.edu/security-measures .

 

Security updates for 5/16/16 - 5/27/16

May 16, 2016 by Sue Weier

The new security updates for May 16 - May 27 are:

1. Adobe Flash Player 18.0.0.352/21.0.0.242 (Windows)
2. Adobe Air - 21.0.0.215 (Windows)
3. Adobe Acrobat 11.0.16 (Windows and MacOS)
4. Adobe Reader 11.0.16 (Windows and MacOS)
5. Adobe Acrobat DC 2015 (Windows)
6. Adobe Reader DC 2015 (Windows)
7. multiple patches for Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 and 2016 (MacOS)
8. multiple patches for Microsoft Office for Windows 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016 (Windows)
9. multiple patches for Windows 7, 8.x, and 10 (Windows) Read more »

Security updates for 5/2/16 - 5/16/16

May 3, 2016 by Sue Weier

The new security updates for May 2 - May 16 are:

1. Mozilla Firefox 46.0 (Windows)

Step-by-step directions for updating can be found at http://lss.wisc.edu/how-to/1149 . More information about the security measures taken for TechZone-supported computers can be found at http://lss.wisc.edu/security-measures .

 

Security updates for 4/19/16 - 5/1/16

May 3, 2016 by Sue Weier

 

The new security updates for April 19 - May 1 are: Please forward this email to your department members.

1. Java 8 Update 77 (Windows and MacOS)
2. Adobe Flash (Windows and MacOS)
3. Adobe Air (Windows and MacOS)
4. Mozilla Firefox (Windows)
5. Safari 9.1 (MacOS)
6. Updates for Microsoft Office 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 (Windows)
7. Updates for Microsoft Office for Mac 2011, 2016 (MacOS)
8. Updates for Microsoft Windows 7, 8.x, 10 (Windows)
9. Security update 2016-002 (MacOS) Read more »

Security updates for 4/5/16 - 4/17/16

April 19, 2016 by Sue Weier

The new security updates for the weeks of April 5 - April 17 are:

1. Adobe Flash 21.0.0.197 (Windows and MacOS)

More information about the security measures taken for TechZone-supported computers can be found at http://lss.wisc.edu/node/security-measures.

 

Security updates in departments supported by the LSS TechZone

April 12, 2016 by Sue Weier

1. Every two weeks, an email is sent out to each department with the list of updates for that period and basic instructions on what to expect. Shortly after this, the TechZone deploys the updates to all TechZone-supported Windows and MacOS computers using the campus security software. Read more »

Security updates for 3/21/15 - 4/4/16

March 21, 2016 by Sue Weier

The new security updates for the weeks of March 21 - April 4 are: Read more »

Security updates for the week of 11/30/15

December 1, 2015 by Sue Weier

There are no security updates for this week.  Updates from previous weeks will be re-deployed to those machines that missed them.

If you have questions about the update, please contact the LSS TechZone at techzone@lss.wisc.edu .

 

Security updates for the week of 11/16/15

December 1, 2015 by Sue Weier

CHANGES: Security updates will now use a two-week patching cycle instead of weekly patching. This will mean that you are asked to restart your computer only once every two weeks. It is very important that you restart your computer. Read more »

"Mailbox Update" phishing email

November 23, 2015 by Sue Weier

There's nothing like a campus-wide phishing email to enliven a Monday afternoon.  Today, the TechZone began receiving messages from many faculty and staff regarding a suspicious email.  The email is titled "University of Wisconsin-Madison Mailbox Update" and appears to be hitting much of campus. The message is not legitimate, so we wanted to warn everyone to be careful where they click. 

Note the following interesting parts of thie email: Read more »

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