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November 30, 2006

Download Apple OS X Updates: 11/28

On November 28th, Apple began distributing 31 updates for Mac OS X 10.4.8. These updates address a mulititude of issues in OS X, including a severe vulnerability regarding the Airport Wireless Card in PowerPC Macintosh models.

It is important that you update your computer as soon as possible. To learn how to update your Mac, click on the link below:

http://www.nyu.edu/its/security/getsecure/#step2

November 16, 2006

Download Windows Updates: 11/14

Microsoft released several critical Windows patches on Nov. 14 that resolve multiple vulnerabilities. The patches address, amongst other issues, vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player 6+, Remote Code Execution, and ActiveX scripting.

This update affects multiple versions of Windows including, but not limited to, Windows XP Professional SP2. It is very important that you update your Windows operating system as soon as possible.

Download the latest updates here:

http://update.microsoft.com

November 15, 2006

Critical Scheduled Maintenance: 11/17

Due to critical work that needs to be performed on power, networking and air conditioning systems, a number of ITS-supported services will be unavailable beginning at 8pm on Friday, November 17, 2006 and continuing overnight. All affected services are expected to be available by 10am on Saturday, November 18.

Please see the ITS Network and System Status page (http://www.nyu.edu/its/status) for a list of these services, and for updates on this scheduled critical maintenance work. Thank you for your cooperation and support in this important matter.