Tag archive: OUAS’s information security officer’s announcements

Is your computer ok? Scan your computer to detect malware with an online virus scanner

– October 30, 2017

NB! This ESET tool will only look for possible malware, thus it will not remove any: If your computer is infected, you need to use other programs to clean it up (e.g. the ESET full version, which has a free 30 days trial.) Go to this web page: https://www.eset.com/us/home/online-scanner/ When you clock the “SCAN NOW” button, you will download […]

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Prevent ransomware attacks targeted at users of Microsoft products (e.g. Excel, Outlook, Word) by answering No in a dialog that asks for permission to use data from linked files

– October 23, 2017

If you get an Office document, a calendar link or another file to your email and when you are handling the file it gives you a dialog or warning prompt that looks something like this: Always answer No, just like you would do with any Office Macros. Background: Microsoft’s Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) is an old (1987) feature of MS products (mainly […]

» Prevent ransomware attacks targeted at users of Microsoft products (e.g. Excel, Outlook, Word) by answering No in a dialog that asks for permission to use data from linked files
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Good IT practises check list – ensure the information security of your computer and your mobile devices

– April 24, 2017

Install the security updates as soon as they are available (also on your mobile devices) Always keep all of your software up to date (also on your mobile devices) Take backups of your important files! While the cloud services are pretty good for keeping your files safe, you should still have separate copies of your most […]

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