UBC Wireless – Recommended updates for legacy Operating Systems and Wireless drivers

Following recent upgrades to the wireless network over the last weekend, several Incident reports have indicated that users running legacy versions of OS, iOS and Windows wireless drivers are no longer able to authenticate to ubcsecure. The following OS/driver versions are confirmed to have been affected: MacOSX – version 10.7.5 and older iOS – Version […]

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Fraudulent Email Alert: Account Closure. – January 21, 2017

Do not reply to this email or click on the link contained in the email.  If you think you may have submitted your CWL account credentials, log into myAccount and change your password immediately.  Also, please forward a copy of the email including full  headers to security@ubc.ca and advise of the possible temporary breach of your account.  The email can then be […]

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UBC Policy #104 Violation on Know School Application

The Know School mobile application requires access to users’ Campus-Wide Login (CWL) account in order to provide functionalities, such as calendar synchronization for your course schedule with your personal calendar.  As a result, Know School is storing CWL login credentials on their servers without UBC’s authorization, which is a violation of UBC Policy #104 – […]

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WordPress 4.7.1 Security and Maintenance Release

There has been an increase of compromises on Content Management System (CMS) websites, with attackers using the websites to conduct ransomware and botnet attacks against organizations.   WordPress recently released their latest version, 4.7.1.  If you are a WordPress administrator, please update your website to ensure it has the latest security measures in place.   […]

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Earth & Ocean Sciences Building Networks Upgrade – January 23, 2017 19:00 – 22:00 PT

Network maintenance is being performed on the Old Earth & Ocean Sciences Main Building and Earth & Ocean Sciences South Building Networks to facilitate upgrades as part of the Network Switch Replacement Program. During this service window on Monday, January 23, 2017 19:00 – 22:00 PT, all wired network services will be sporadic, as the […]

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UBC VoIP Service Maintenance – January 25, 2017 00:00 – 06:00 PT

The UBC Vancouver VoIP Service will be undergoing maintenance on January 25th for up to 30 minutes between 00:00 and 06:00 PT. No impact is anticipated as a result of this change.

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Earth & Ocean Sciences Building Networks Upgrade – January 25, 2017 19:00 – 23:00 PT

Network maintenance is being performed on the Old Earth & Ocean Sciences Main Building Networks to facilitate upgrades as part of the Network Switch Replacement Program. During this service window on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 19:00 – 23:00 PT, all wired network services will be sporadic, as the network services are migrated, and the connectivity […]

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UBC IT myDNS Maintenance – January 20, 2017 18:00 – 20:00 PT

UBC IT will be applying patches to the myDNS management interface on Friday, January 20th between 18:00 – 20:00 PT. Access to the myDNS management interface at https://mydns.ubc.ca will be intermittent while maintenance is performed.

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Resolved: UBC Purdy and Detweiller Pavilion – January 19, 2017 10:20 PT

Some users may have been affected with network issues at UBC Purdy Pavilion and Detweiller Pavilion as of January 19, 2017 08:00 PT. Our technicians have restored the relevant services.

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EduCloud Server Maintenance – January 26th, 2017 13:30 – 15:30 PT

We will be performing scheduled maintenance on the backup environment for EduCloud Server (https://bcnet.educloud.ubc.ca) on Thursday, Jan 26th, from 13:30 – 15:30. Please note that we will be not be able to fulfill restore requests for virtual machines hosted in EduCloud Server during this maintenance window.

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Earth & Ocean Sciences Building Networks Upgrade – January 30, 2017 19:00 – 22:00 PT

Network maintenance is being performed on the Old Earth & Ocean Sciences Main Building and Earth & Ocean Sciences South Building Networks to facilitate upgrades as part of the Network Switch Replacement Program. During this service window on Monday, January 30, 2017 19:00 – 22:00 PT, all wired network services will be sporadic, as the […]

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