Monthly Archives: September 2011

Blocking Remote Desktop (3389)

At noon today, port 3389 will be blocked for both on- and off-campus communication.  This port is most commonly used for Windows remote desktop protocol.  We are taking this measure to help prevent the proliferation of a recent worm, Morto, … Continue reading

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SSL Certificate Suspension

Due to recent claims of a security breach, GlobalSign (the company that we get our SSL certs from) has temporarily ceased issuing new certificates while they investigate.  No new or renewal certificates will be available until they lift the suspension. … Continue reading

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