April Microsoft Security Update

There are no known exploits for the new vulnerabilities released. Guidance will be adjusted if and when exploits are released publicly.  The most significant patches are to ODBC drivers for connections to SQL server and Windows Defender SmartScreen...

March Microsoft Security Updates

There are no published exploits for any of the vulnerabilities released for March. Guidance will be adjusted if and when exploits are released publicly.  The most significant patches are to Hyper-V, Exchange Server and OMI for Linux servers.   Expedited patching is...

Apple Security Updates for most iOS and iPadOS devices

Apple has released multiple security patches including most current iOS and iPadOS devices. A score for the vulnerabilities is still being calculated and has not been released. We highly recommend testing and deploying the latest fixes. There are known exploits...

Microsoft Patch Tuesday February 2024

There are critical patches that do not have published exploits. Guidance will be adjusted if and when exploits are released publicly.  The most significant patches are to Exchange Server and Microsoft Office.   Expedite patching for any system using Exchange...

VMware vCenter updates

VMware vCenter users are encouraged to review the information for VMSA-2023-0023.1 and ensure they are running vCenter version that are not impacted by the vulnerabilities (CVE-2023-34048 and CVE-2023-34056)

Update web browsers including Chrome and Firefox

Google has released updates to remediate known exploited issues in their browser. Please update Chrome to versions higher than 120.0.6099.224 to prevent attacks using CVE-2024-0519. Please review vendor specific notices for browsers derived from Chrome including...

Protect Yourself from Tech Support Scams

As the digital landscape evolves, so too do the scams targeting Internet users. Malicious actors prey on your trust for financial gain or, even worse, to gain access to your personal and health information. Scams involving tech support are among the most prevalent....

One Email Address Is Never Enough

Over the years, and accelerated by the response to the COVID pandemic, there has been an expansion in the ability of faculty and staff to work at home in addition to (or instead of) being on campus to meet their job responsibilities. Even now, many UD employees work...

Generative AI and Privacy

What does privacy mean to you?  International privacy laws like the General Data Protection Regulation in the European Union, national laws such as the Personal Information Protection Law in China, or state laws like the Delaware Personal Data Privacy Act create...

It Only Takes a Second

By PC Shea, University Privacy Officer The weakest link in maintaining the privacy and security of confidential information is usually the human one. We implement an array of protocols and tools to help us keep confidential information secure, and we train on their...