Targeted Phishing

Several HFA users have been directly targeted with blackmail phishing attacks that are emailing the users their own passwords to get our attention. It’s absolutely critical that if you receive one of these emails that you report it – How it’s happening: Hackers are breaching into other websites and stealing data including email addresses and…

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On 10/4 @ 8:30AM the TermServ required a reboot due to patches that were installed overnight. The first 20 minutes after the reboot were slow due to background tasks related to the newly applied patch.  These patches strengthen HFA’s network security on the Terminal Server and were deployed due to observed targeted attacks on the…

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Multiple times from October 1-3 there was a series of brief web app outages in the climax of the day due to a combination of an increase of application demands and an undersized server configuration. Specifically our database pool was configured to hold onto 20 simultaneous connections (we should be closer to 200). The correction…