The Information Security Team helps protect the UNT System Information Technology assets from misuse, abuse, and unauthorized access. The mission of the Information Security Team is to assist and collaborate with the administrative, academic, and student communities of UNT institutions to help assess, implement, and maintain information security needs. Direct questions, comments, or incident reports to: email@example.com or 940-369-7800
Vulnerability Alert: Heartbleed OpenSSL Security Flaw
ITSS is aware of the Heartbleed OpenSSL security flaw and is addressing the issue. OpenSSL is used primarily for encrypting confidential or sensitive information that is sent over the internet. The Heartbleed OpenSSL security flaw allows an attacker to read information that would normally be encrypted. A fix is available and is being applied to vulnerable computer systems. ITSS is working with campus IT units to identify and secure systems affected by the security flaw.
- Vuln: Apache Xalan-Java Library CVE-2014-0107 Security Bypass Vulnerability
- cmd.so Synology Scanner Also Found on Routers, (Tue, Apr 1st)
- Vuln: Microsoft Windows Media Player '.wav' File Memory Corruption Vulnerability
- More Device Malware: This is why your DVR attacked my Synology Disk Station (and now with Bitcoin Miner!), (Mon, Mar 31st)
- Vuln: Apache CouchDB Universally Unique IDentifier (UUID) Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
ITSS Information Security offers training for all UNT institutions' students and employees. We provide general security training for students, as well as specifically targeted messages about copyright infringement and identity theft. We also provide direct technical training to UNT System and its components' employees, whether they are system administrators or administrative staff.