Security

UPDATE: Enterprise-wide Systems Restored May 16, 2018 09:15 PT

Following yesterday’s outage of multiple UBC systems yesterday, UBC IT has restored all systems as of this morning, with the exception of GitHub (work continues on this throughout the morning). As part of this outage assessment, a full investigation into the root cause is now underway. Should campus users continue to experience any service issues, […]

UBC IT Network Maintenance – Saturday, May 19, 2018 06:00 – 09:00 PT

UBC IT will be performing maintenance on its core router network on Saturday, May 19 from 06:00 – 09:00 PT.  Between 06:00 – 09:00 PT, we expect intermittent outage for a number of services and building networks.  Between 08:00-08:30, there will be a full outage that will last for 15 minutes. Below is a list […]

UBC IT Network Maintenance – Saturday, May 05, 2018 03:00 – 06:00 PT

UBC IT will be performing network a topology cutover on the Vancouver campus on Saturday, May 05, 2018 03:00 – 06:00 PT. There will be no internet for up to 15 minutes for all campus networks, UBCO to UBCV campus, VGH to UBCV campus. In addition all Resnet services will incur a 1 hour outage […]

Fraudulent Email Alert: University of British Columbia-President’s Office – May 1st, 2018

Do not reply to this email or click on the link contained in the email. If you think you may have submitted your CWL login credentials, please log into myAccount, change your password immediately and advise security@ubc.ca of the possible temporary breach of your account.  The email can be deleted from your Inbox or mobile phone.   From: Gunnar […]

Drupal 6, 7 and 8 Patches now available – April 25, 2018 10:33am

As posted in a previous bulletin (http://bulletins.it.ubc.ca/archives/32476), Drupal has released security updates of 7.x, 8.4.x, and 8.5.x to fix a highly critical security vulnerability. If you are the owner or administrator of a Drupal website, please take some time to implement the core updates now. If you cannot patch your site, please take it offline […]

Upcoming Drupal 7 and 8 Patches Address Highly Critical Security Vulnerability

Drupal has announced that they will be releasing security updates of Drupal 7.x, 8.4.x, and 8.5.x on April 25, 2018 between 9:00am – 11:00am PST that will fix a highly critical security vulnerability. If you are the owner or administrator of a Drupal website, the Drupal Security Team urges you to reserve time for core […]

Fraudulent Email Alert: ATTN: RBC Express Reference Code / Authorization Code – April 19th, 2018

Do not reply to the email or open the attached file – it is a fraudulent attempt to gain sensitive financial information from you. It is UBC’s, as well as industry standard, practice not to include passwords to encrypted files via email. This practice is commonly used by hackers attempting to bypass anti-virus systems and infect computers […]

Fraudulent Email Alert: Re: ITS Help-desk – April 18th, 2018

Do not reply to this email or click on the link contained in the email. If you think you may have submitted your CWL login credentials, please log into myAccount, change your password immediately and advise security@ubc.ca of the possible temporary breach of your account.  The email can be deleted from your Inbox or mobile phone.   From: <sender’s email […]

Fraudulent Email Alert: RE: Office of IT – April 9th, 2018

Do not reply to this email or click on the link contained in the email. If you think you may have submitted your CWL login credentials, please log into myAccount, change your password immediately and advise security@ubc.ca of the possible temporary breach of your account.  The email can be deleted from your Inbox or mobile phone.   From: Monika […]