June 29, 2017
In recent days, there has been a new global scale cyber-attack. The variant, known as Petya, is very similar to the WannaCry ransomware. Petya was first observed on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 and there have been reports of sectors in the United States - including financial, telecom, transportation, healthcare and energy - that have reported impacted operations due to Petya.
June 27, 2017
Spectrum (formerly Time Warner Cable) is the cable TV provider for many areas of the University of Kentucky (UK). In recent weeks, Spectrum has contacted several departments on campus with a message similar to the one below.
June 21, 2017
Lexington, KY (June XX, 2017) – Cyber security awareness and defense is a critical component of protecting your devices and personal information against phishing attacks. Over the past few months, University of Kentucky Information Technology Services (ITS) has distributed multiple notifications to students, faculty and staff regarding phishing attempts, spam, malware, ransomware and compromis
June 14, 2017
Several UK employees have received false emails regarding employee fiscal year 2017 salary allocation guidelines and merit increases. The email links to a very convincing website, that is not an University of Kentucky (UK) website (screenshot below).
June 09, 2017
At 5 p.m. on Friday, June 16, until Monday, June 19 at 7 a.m., Information Technology Services (ITS) will conduct necessary maintenance that will require SAP and all related systems (e.g., SAP, myUK, myUK Mobile, ProSAM, HANA, etc.) to be offline or have limited functionality.
June 09, 2017
The University of Kentucky Media Depot Club was selected for the second time to present one of its short films during the 2017 University of Pikeville (UPIKE) Film and Media Arts Festival.
June 01, 2017
LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 1, 2017) – University of Kentucky Information Technology Services (ITS) will host the inaugural Cloud Community of Practice (CCoP) meeting at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 7, at the James F. Hardymon Building.
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.