Important Security Concern regarding Quicktime Player on Windows Computers

April 21st, 2016 by Jo-Ann

We have been advised by the Department of Homeland Security to immediately remove the Quicktime video player from all Windows computers due to an exploit which allows hackers to take control.

Quicktime, an Apple product, is no longer supported on Windows Operating System.  Apple does support Quicktime on Mac Computers which are not impacted by this problem.

We will begin removing Quicktime from all PSU owned Windows computers via our managed software service today.  You do not need to do anything; the removal process will happen automatically.

Additionally, we strongly encourage you to remove the Quicktime player from your personal Windows computers as well.  Instructions for doing so, can be found on the Apple Support site at the following URL:  https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205771

Please contact the Helpdesk if you have Questions or Concerns.

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