Information Technology Services

Vulnerability Alert – Microsoft Internet Explorer Use-After-Free Vulnerability Being Actively Exploited

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On Monday April 28th the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) and US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) announced a vulnerability found in Internet Explorer.  This vulnerability could leave your computer susceptible to a hacker. There is currently no fix for this vulnerability.  At this time we are following the Department of Homeland Security’s

All Clear: ITS Update: OpenSLL Vulnerability – Heartbleed Bug

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ITS has completed patching SSL and replacing security certificates on all UM-Flint customer services. At this time ITS recommends that all Faculty, Staff, and Students change their UM-Flint LAN passwords. Please note that this DOES NOT apply to your UMICH (Kerberos) password at this time. ITS is happy to report that over the last week

Important Security Notice: Brace Yourself for Heartbleed Spam and Targeted Attacks

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In the wake of the very serious OpenSSL vulnerability, Heartbleed Bug, there are many emails scams starting.  Criminals are targeting users, including universities like the University of Michigan, trying to get your passwords (UMICH, Your Flint LAN password, your banking passwords, Facebook passwords, etc) so they can gain access to your accounts, your personal private

Critical Announcement Regarding OpenSLL Vulnerability – Heartbleed Bug

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On Tuesday, April 8, 2014, the OpenSSL Project team announced the Heartbleed security vulnerability.  The team of security researchers have discovered an extremely critical vulnerability in recent versions of OpenSSL that can expose data on systems running OpenSSL, including passwords and other sensitive data. Most campus technology services and other online consumer services, such as online

ITS Downtime Explanations

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Earlier this week we experienced two unrelated network problems affecting mail and the virtual desktops in our open labs. We have included below a brief explanation of what happened and the timeframes that services were effected.  We apologize for any inconvenience that these may have caused you. Virtual Desktop (VDI) Intermittent Errors – March 6th-11th:

MWireless Certificate Update 8/2/2013

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Campus Community, On August 2nd ITS will be completing another phase of our wireless upgrade by updating the security certificate used by MWireless.  The first time you return to campus after this change you may not be able to connect until you remove/forget MWireless and re-add it. This is easily done with mobile devices such

UPDATED: Faculty and Staff – Banner Down 7/18/2013 8:45am-9:45am

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UPDATE: Attention: Faculty and Staff: Banner is back up. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and appreciate your patience while we solved the problem. ————————————————————————————————– Attention Faculty and Staff: Banner is currently down. We are working to resolve the problem as quick as we can but currently have no time frame for

VDI Maintenance Scheduled – Friday July 19th 8pm-10pm

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ITS has scheduled maintenance on the VDI computers this Friday, July 19th from 8pm-10pm.  This maintenance will cause the VDI computers to be unavailable. We have scheduled this during a time that only the 2nd floor Riverfront computer lab hours will be effected.  Please use MSB 206 during this maintenance. ITS apologizes for any inconvenience