[Critical Notice]: PPTP service was ended.

Dear all, PPTP (VPN) service was ended on 13th May, 2019. If you use PPTP (VPN) service yet, please change it to IKEv2 (VPN) service. In detail: http://www.iimc.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/whatsnew/information/detail/190415055567.html How to use IKEv2 (VPN) – http://www.iimc.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/services/kuins/vpn/ikev2.html macOS and iOS (iPhone / iPad) already used IKEv2 (VPN) service since 2 or 3 years ago, so this issue occurs on Android OS and Windows. May 17, 2019 Information Processing Office.

(Local) Notice of Tentative Network Suspension due to the renewal of the network machines

Users. The network will be suspended at the following area during the following period due to the renewal of the network machines in the campus. 28 January, 2019 (Monday) 9:00 – 12:00 Common Building 28 January, 2019 (Monday) 13:00 – 16:00 East Building Library 30 January, 2019 (Wednesday) 1F, Inamori Center  9:00 -13:00 2F,3F, Inamori Center  13:00 -16:00 15th January, 2019  Information Processing Office.

Please check your account’s password for various web services.

Dear all, The e-mail address has been used by ID for various web services. As you know, the password leak incident had sometimes been being occurred  by some reasons, such as a service’s security vulnerability, an user’s poor password, an user’s miss operation (including a fishing),  and so on. Especially, if you use same password on some web services, all of their services might be hacked by the password leak. Fortunately, Mozilla provided “Firefox Monitor” tools for checking password leaked web services out an e-mail address on 25th September, 2018. Therefore, PLEASE check all your e-mail addresses by this tool. If the password leak is discovered, please carry out the...Read More

[Critical Notice: For Mac Users]: Attention to Upgrade to new macOS 10.14 (Mojave)

Dear all, New macOS 10.14 (Mojave) will be launched out at 25th September. To upgrade macOS is very easy operation, but please keep in mind that some software might not be worked on new OS. Ex. Office 2011 for Mac might not be worked on new OS because Office 2011 support was ended already. Please upgrade to Office 2016 for Mac. Need to upgrade CSEAS ESET! If CSEAS ESET installs to your Mac, the ESET has to upgrade before you upgrade macOS. If you forgot it, the Mac might be  unstable or ESET might not  be worked. This is very critical issue under the information security policy of CSEAS. For...Read More

Announcement of Library Network service suspension.

Dear all, Due to the emergency recovery work for typhoon by the network center of Kyoto University, the Library network service will be suspended during the following period. [Date]: 7th September, 2018  9:00 – 18:00 (several times) [Place]: CSEAS Library  Please cooperate with us. 6th September, 2018  Information Processing Office.  

Released New Gmail!

Dear all, The Center’s accounts are available to use  new Gmail by applying Early Adopter Program. If you have interested new Gmail, please turn on new Gmail on Gear icon in Web Gmail (https://gmail.com). If you want to back to old Gmail, please turn on old Gmail on Gear icon in Web Gmail (https://gmail.com). In detail, please see the announcements by Google. With new security and intelligent features, the new Gmail means business (G Suite Blog) Additional details on the new Gmail Early Adopter Program(G Suite Blog) 26th April, 2018  Chief of Information Processing Office: Kitani.

Renewal of the HP

The HP of Information Processing Office was renewed. New Center established to be merged by Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University and Center for Integrated Area Studies, Kyoto University since January 1st, 2017. The information processing office has been striving to merge various information infrastructures during last fiscal year and evolved more accessibility services. New HP’s aim is to more widely inform various technical information focused on the local services of Kyoto University and information security. For the Center’s staff, the HP started to provide new applications used by Google cloud service, such as Google document, spreadsheet with Google Apps Script. And the HP coped with a smart phone...Read More

How to set up multi-lingual input system with Screen Keyboard on Windows 7 (Lao)

Windows 7 supports Lao language. However, it’s hard to input Lao character on a keyboard (US keyboard, Japanese keyboard, and so on) without a Lao keyboard. I’d like to introduce the input method with Screen Keyboard. Firstly, I explain about how to use it. Secondary, I explain about how to set up it. How to use it Run a software (application) Run  “Screen Keyboard” (You had better put on the shortcut on the task bar) Select “LA (Lao)”. Click a character on the Screen Keyboard or push the keyboard.  If characters on the Screen Keyboard aren’t changed, select “LA (Kao)” language again (Reference: No.3).   How to set up it...Read More

[Mac / iPhone / iPad Users] Announcement of the critical issue regarding major new iOS and macOS.

Dear all. The information processing office would like to inform the bug because a researcher may handle the  language. The target devices are on the latest macOS (10.13) and iOS (11.2). (Mac / iPhone / iPad / Apple Watch) Issue When an device receive an Indian language (Telugu) character, the OS or app will crash. How to fix it (OS update) https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201222 Related information https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/15/17015654/apple-iphone-crash-ios-11-bug-imessage 21th Feb, 2018 Kitani, Information Processing Office

[Critical Issue]: Please check your PC whether Intel vulnerability “Intel-SA-00086” involves or not.

Windows / Linux Users Intel ME/TXE Elevation of Privileges vulnerabilities were discovered. An attacker can do a remote control a PC regardless of the power off or sleep using these vulnerabilities. The information processing office discovered on new purchased PC while initial setting. Therefore, please check Related Information Intel Management Engine Critical Firmware Update (Intel-SA-00086) (Intel) Step 1. Check the vulnerability “Intel-SA-00086”. Download “Intel-SA-00086 Detection Tool” on https://www.intel.co.jp/content/www/jp/ja/support/articles/000025619/software.html Extract the downloaded file and Open “Intel-SA-00086-GUI” . If the result is “not applied the security patch”, please go to  Step 2. Step 2. Update the security patch BIOS update is needed. If you find out the BIOS / Drive update tool...Read More