ITS News

UK Information Technology Services Adds New Phone Prefix for Campus

May 24, 2017

University of Kentucky Information Technology Services (ITS) has added a new phone prefix: 859-562-XXXX. The 562 prefix will begin appearing on UK owned Voice over Internet Protocal (VoIP) phones over the next several months. Abbreviated 5-digit dialing for this new prefix will be 2-XXXX.

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Information Technology Services Debuts New Mission, Vision and Values

May 23, 2017

By Jennifer Edwards Tuesday

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Information Technology Services Honors Customers and Employees

May 22, 2017

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 22, 2017) — University of Kentucky Information Technology Services (ITS) announced the inaugural recipients of the Customer Excellence Award for Leadership in IT Advancement at UK at a ceremony on Friday, May 12.

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WCry Ransomware Widespread Outbreak

May 13, 2017

On Friday, May 12, reports of a widespread outbreak of WCry ransomware surfaced. WCry is also commonly referred to as WannaCry and/or WanaCryptOr. Wcry was discovered in February, but recently updated and began spreading quickly.

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Google Accounts Exposed to Phishing

May 11, 2017

Recently, Google customers were targeted by an email phishing campaign.  113 UK Google accounts (g.uky.edu) were identified, after investigation, as having been impacted by the attack. All impacted customers have been notified via email.  

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Office of the Provost and Information Technology Services Launch New Collaborative Site

March 06, 2017

By Allison Havelda   Monday

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Cloudflare: Personally Identifiable Information Available Online

February 24, 2017

Information Technology Services (ITS) has become aware that Cloudflare, a website hosting firm, has announced a technical glitch which allowed web pages to capture and store personal information, allowing anyone to visit these sites’ cache to retrieve the information.  This has since been fixed.

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Information Technology Services Kicks Off Strategic Planning Efforts

February 07, 2017

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Information Technology Changes Name, Designates Leadership Team

February 01, 2017

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