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We are the Computer Security and Incident Response Team (CSIRT) for the Janet network. Part of Jisc's Security Operations Centre, our mission is to safeguard the current and future network security of Janet (steering the security policies for all Janet connections) and of our customers, creating a secure environment to conduct your online activities. Our primary function is monitor and resolve any security incidents that occur on the Janet network, with specialists tracking a range of platforms, including Unix, Linux and Windows.

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We have responded to the announcement of the OpenSSL vulnerability today, 8th April 2014.

Technical advice (detailed below) has been issued to colleagues across the sector to assist them in responding to this vulnerability.

In addition, replacement certificates, for those organisations affected by this vulnerability, will be issued at no cost by the Janet Certificate Service. If your organisation is affected by the OpenSSL vulnerability and is taking steps to address this, and requiring a replacement certificate, then please visit the following url for further information.

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We have seen a couple of reports today of some well structured and convincing phishing / malware emails appearing to be from Microsoft.

The email links you to which is a website that looks exactly like a Microsoft site. It then asks you to install a .msi file which currently is currently only being picked up by a limited number of anti-virus vendors,

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