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Computer Security: AndroCovid

Once more, in order to protect yourself, your assets, your private and, consequently, also your professional life: STOP – THINK – DON’T CLICK! Be vigilant and suspicious

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Computing
21 July, 2021
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21 July, 2021

Computer Security: Reflections on paying ransom

Paying is the easiest way to eventually recover the data and re-establish compromised computing services, but hold on...

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Computing
09 July, 2021

Computer Security: Dear summer students, welcome!

In order to make your digital life as comfortable as possible, there are a few things you need to know

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Computing
25 June, 2021

Computer Security: The truth lies in the URL

Like last year, every CERN staff member and user received a fake message posing as a malicious attempt to convince them to click on the embedded link...

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Computing
10 June, 2021

Computer Security: Block the bad, grant the good access

Adhering to network protocol standards, any outgoing traffic initiated from the so-called “lower ports”, i.e. ports 0-1023 or using so-called “private” or “non-routable” IP addresses will be blocked

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Computing
28 May, 2021

Computer Security: What do accelerators and pipelines have in common?

Ransomware attacks against enterprises and academia are not a new phenomenon...

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Computing
13 May, 2021

Computer Security: About risks and threats

The cyber-risks can be split into four categories: operational, financial, legal and reputational

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Computing
29 April, 2021
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29 April, 2021

Software and computing for high-energy physics will take the stage at vCHEP2021

The CERN-organised 25th International Conference on Computing in High-Energy and Nuclear Physics (vCHEP2021) will take place online from 17 to 21 May 2021

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Computing
27 April, 2021
Computing
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27 April, 2021

Computer Security: Fancy dinner or burned pie?

Relying on external software packages comes with a risk. Successful attack scenarios have been executed in the past

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Computing
15 April, 2021

Computer Security: Our findings, your problem

At CERN, you are the one primarily responsible for the computer security of all accounts, devices, websites, computing services and control systems you own and manage

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Computing
26 March, 2021