Security updates for the week of 11/30/15

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 .


Security updates for the week of 11/16/15

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.

German Poster Exhibit

An exhibition on the 25th anniversary of German reunification will be on display in the L&S Learning Lab (Van Hise 259) starting this Wed. afternoon (Dec. 2) until Friday, Dec. 11.  Jeanne Schueller, UW German Department, is coordinating the exhibit.  

A timeline (in English) tracing the fall of the Wall to German unity can be found by clicking the link below. 

"Mailbox Update" phishing email

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:

March Madness in Madison

March Madness is upon us here at UW in more ways than one. Not only did the Badgers earn a number one seed in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament and recently advance to the Sweet Sixteen, but congratulations are also in order to many UW-Madison faculty. So far this month 13 UW faculty members were honored with awards, five of those being College of Letters and Science professors.