OWA changed to SSO

The authentication of our webmail (https://owa.ist.ac.at/) has been changed to use our Shibboleth SSO (as most other applications), so it looks like: If you are on Campus/connected via VPN with an IST device, you should be logged in automatically, as well as if you already logged in somewhere else via SSO. Because of this change, Read More …

ISTCloud update to latest version

Our ISTCloud (https://seafile.ist.ac.at/) has been updated to the latest version. Please see below an overview about changes: Login The login-window has changed again, please click the “Single Sign-On” link to log in.  Other Changes Some security and performance enhancements New Wiki feature including a new WYSIWYG editor for *.md files,  which can be enabled via Read More …

WannaCry ransomware

Again, a virus is infecting Windows computers all over the world. Unfortunately this type of ransom ware is not only infecting the computer where it was initially started, by using a vulnerability of Windows, it will distribute over the network. Protect your devices Please follow these advises to prevent an outbreak: Allow your Windows PC Read More …

New Virus scan @ IST Austria

In the coming weeks the IT department will gradually roll out a new antivirus product on all IST Windows computers. The currently used F-Secure Antivirus will be replaced by the ESET Endpoint Protection. ESET setup will run in the background, you’ll only notice a couple of notifications from the Windows Action Center: first Antivirus software Read More …