Security

McAfee Encryption Services Upgrade MAR 15, 2018 19:00 – 21:00 PT

UBC IT Encryption Services McAfee EPO (ePolicy Orchestrator) components will be upgraded to allow for support of newer Operating Systems. No service interruption is expected. The McAfee Agent icon will change to a new graphic.

Fraudulent Email Alert: Incoming Email – Mar 12, 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 […]

Fraudulent Email Alert: RE: ITS Help-desk” – Mar 9, 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 […]

IDP v.3 (Shibboleth) Maintenance – Wednesday, February 28, 2018 16:00 – 18:00 PT

To improve the user experience, selected CWL login pages that leverage IDP v.3 (Shibboleth) will be updated to include service identification text and an updated content header. This change will take place on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 between 1600-1800 PT. There will be no service outage or any impact to the user. Selected services that […]

Counseling Services Firewall Maintenance Feb 21, 2018 10:00-11:00 PT

Please be advised that Desktop Services staff will be performing maintenance on the Counseling Services firewall to enhance security and improve firewall performance. No impact on Counseling Services operations is expected.

Fraudulent Email Alert: ACCOUNT CLOSING REQUEST via – ubc.ca – Feb 21, 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 […]

Fraudulent Email Alert: RE: ADMIN CASE ! – Feb 20, 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 […]

Cryptolocker Fraud Alert

UBC Cybersecurity has received a report of a message being sent to a number of UBC employees purporting to have infected the recipient’s computer with “cryptolocker” ransomware and that their files are being held hostage for a  ransom to be paid via Bitcoin. This is false.  We have not seen any cases of actual infection. […]

Fraudulent Email Alert: RE: Employee & Staff Notification – Feb 19, 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 […]

Fraudulent Email Alert: RE: ADMIN CASE ! – Feb 19, 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 […]