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Reminder: RDS next maintenance (downtime)

Next Maintenance (downtime) Sun 14.01.2018 / 17:00 – 21:00   Future Maintenance: Sun 18.02.2018 / 17:00 – 21:00 Sun 18.03.2018 / 17:00 – 21:00 Sun 15.04.2018 / 17:00 – 21:00 Sun 13.05.2018 / 17:00 – 21:00 Sun 17.06.2018 / 17:00 – 21:00 Sun 19.08.2018 / 17:00 – 21:00 Sun 16.09.2018 / 17:00 – 21:00 Sun 14.09.2018 / 17:00 – 21:00 Sun 18.11.2018 / 17:00 – 21:00 Sun 16.12.2018 / 17:00 – 21:00  

Windows Update and “WannaCry” Ransomware Attack

The appearance of the new, aggressive Ransomware called “WannaCry” has been mentioned throughout the mainstream media in the last few days. The worldwide impact was high but fortunately a security engineer found a kind of kill switch to disable the outbreak. Experts expect a second wave of infections with a modified version of the malware.   Until now we carefully checked our environment and toke countermeasures against further similar attacks.   Since this malware uses […]

Printing and status of student assistants

In the past student assistants who have a dual relationship as a student and employee were regarded as employees and all printouts were charged to the organizational unit. Starting from 01.04.2017 the student relationship is prioritized and student assistants are considered as students. They will have a free quota of CHF 18.- per semester. If a student assistant has to print for his work, you have to transfer balance with the print tool at https://print.ethz.ch […]