UCL Computer Security Newsletter - February 2005
The purpose of this newsletter is to keep all security reps and other
interested parties informed about what is happening around UCL
regarding computer security. Further information from the Computer
Security Team is always available at http://www.ucl.ac.uk/cert .
1. Microsoft updates
A record number of monthly patches released by Microsoft - details at http://www.microsoft.com/security/bulletins/200502_windows.mspx
2. F-secure vulnerability
A vulnerability has been announced in the way F-secure handles .arj files - for more details, see http://www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2005-1.shtml
3. Institutional Firewall
We are still rolling out this service. Details and the service definition are available at http://www.ucl.ac.uk/cert/swg/fw-project/fw-top.htm
Please let us know if you have training requirements - with full details of what you require - e.g. a basic *ix system administration or something more detailed on a specific O/S.
Please note all correspondence from the UCL Computer Security Team is digitally signed either with personal PGP keys or the CERT team key (public keys available from http://www.ucl.ac.uk/cert/contacts.html ).
This newsletter and previous ones are available at http://www.ucl.ac.uk/cert/cst-newsletters/index.html .
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