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Phishing Warning: Office 365 Account Termination

September 19, 2018

Recently, Information Technology Services (ITS) has been made aware of a new Office 365 Account Termination scam. This scam consists of a customer receiving an email notifying them that they have requested to have their email terminated, and the process has begun, including a link to click to cancel the termination.

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Microsoft Office 365 Deprecation of TLS 1.0 & 1.1 to Impact Office 365 and Skype for Business

September 18, 2018

As of October 31, 2018, Microsoft Office 365 will no longer support Transport Layer Security (TLS) versions 1.0 and 1.1, due to known security vulnerabilities.  This will require customers with older versions to update Outlook and Skype for Business on their devices to ensure uninterrupted access connecting to Office 365.  This will include on and off-campus devices where Office 365 and Skype f

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Phishing Warning: “Account Termination”

September 07, 2018

Several UK employees have received false emails notifying the customer that they have recently made a request to terminate their Office365 email. The email includes a link, and if clicked, it may download malware to your machine. Malware includes viruses with malicious intent.

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Phishing Warning: “Alert ; Uky Notice”

September 05, 2018

Several UK employees have received false emails notifying the customer that their email account has exceeded its quota limit. The email includes a link, and if clicked, it may download malware to your machine. Malware includes viruses with malicious intent.

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Microsoft Azure & Office 365 | Intermittent Outage

September 04, 2018

Microsoft Azure and Office 365 are currently experiencing an intermittent outage across their customer base, including the University of Kentucky (UK). Customers may experience difficulties connecting/authenticating to Azure and Office 365.

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AWS Educate/AWS Immersion 2-Day Event at UK | September 20th - 21st, 2018

August 30, 2018

Amazon Web Services (AWS) will host a two-day event at the University of Kentucky's (UK) Lexington campus, as part of the Cloud Community of Practice (CCoP). The full schedule of sessions is listed below.

 

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ITS Alert | Office 365 “PhishPoint” Phishing Scam

August 15, 2018

Recently, Information Technology Services (ITS) has been made aware of a new Office 365 phishing scam, “PhishPoint.” This scam consists of a customer receiving what appears to be a standard email linking to a SharePoint document. Once the link is clicked, the customer is taken to a standard SharePoint file, including a standard access request to OneDrive.

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Account Manager Notifications Tab Rollout

July 25, 2018

On Thursday, August 2nd, ITS will rollout the new Notifications tab in the Account Manager (ukam.uky.edu). This new feature will allow you to select options to receive an email or text message when modifications are made to your account including changes to your linkblue and Google passwords, your password reset questions, and your email delivery location.

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Planned Maintenance: Voicemail Recording & Retrieval

July 03, 2018

On Tuesday, July 3rd, University of Kentucky Information Technology Services (ITS) will conduct technical maintenance that will require systems to be offline or have limited functionality.  

 

Services Impacted: Voicemail recording & retrieval 
Outage Window:     Tuesday, July 3rd from 10 p.m. – 11 p.m. 

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Hamperian Speaks at WiE Explore: Women in Engineering Summer Camp

June 27, 2018

Women in Engineering (WiE) Explore is a six-day, residential summer camp for female high school students to explore the nine UK Engineering majors. Kathy Hamperian, Executive Director of Customer Support & Student IT Enablement, spoke to the students about meeting Dr. Grace Hopper, a female pioneer of computer programming.

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