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ITS Alert

Alert - Avoiding Recent Phishing Scams

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:08:27 -0500
Recently an email phishing scam was sent several members of our campus community that appeared to be from the Fredonia Help Desk Office.

ITEC Hosted Services Outage Wed. 2/4, 4am-7am

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:56:10 -0500
There will be a scheduled outage for accessing all services provided via SUNY ITEC (e.g. SPSS, Degreeworks, SUNYConnect, OpenSUNY) on Wednesday, February 4th from 4am to 7am.

ANGEL Outage on Wed. 1/28/15 from 6am-8am

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:01:37 -0500
The ANGEL learning management system provider for Fredonia recently announced an extended maintenance outage for Wednesday, January 28, from 6:00 am to 8:00 am. Please download in advance of that outage any course content you might need to your computer hard drive or to Google Docs.

SUNYNet Outage - Jan. 13th 6am - 8am

Wed, 07 Jan 2015 15:06:22 -0500
There will be a scheduled outage for accessing all services provided via SUNYNet (e.g. ANGEL, NYS Agency applications at etc.) on Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 from 6:00 am - 8:00 am.

Avoiding Recent Phishing Scams

Wed, 03 Dec 2014 08:35:33 -0500
Recently an email phishing scam was sent to a member of our campus community that appeared to be from the Office of the President. This email asked for specific financial information. Please be aware that emails such as these represent a very real threat to our institution.

Scheduled Internet Service Outage Dec. 6 from 12am-6am

Tue, 02 Dec 2014 09:58:26 -0500
We have been notified by our Internet Service Provider, Netsync, that there will be a scheduled Internet service outage on Saturday December 6th, 2014 from 12:00 am to 6:00 am due to the construction of a new bridge (Rt 438) over the thruway.

ANGEL Upgrade Dec. 3 from 4am-7am

Mon, 01 Dec 2014 06:53:00 -0800
While this is during the normal maintenance window for ANGEL, this upgrade is expected to take longer than normal and ANGEL users should plan for ANGEL to be unavailable for the entire time period between 4:00am and 7am.

Scheduled Outage of Services: Mon 11/24 5:30-9:30pm

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:57:00 -0600
The repair of a significant piece of campus network hardware will necessitate that all services provided through the Data Center (Network, Internet, Banner, Your Connection, COS, Fredshare, Udrive, Library databases, etc.) be inaccessible

ANGEL Mobile Learn Outage 11/14 from 7-8:30pm

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 13:37:41 -0500
ANGEL Mobile will not be available beginning at 7pm Friday, November 14th and ending Friday, November 14th at 8:30pm.

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 07:09:10 -0500
Stop. Think. Connect. campaign aimed at increasing the understanding of cyber threats

Shellshock Vulnerability Update

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 05:58:00 -0700
This is a critical vulnerability that has been reported to impact Linux/UNIX operating systems and Apple's Mac OS X.

Wireless Network Outage on 9/13/14

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:56:02 -0500
A wireless network service outage has been scheduled for Saturday, September 13th, 6am-7am

Email Phishing Scam Alert

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 07:53:27 -0500
A number of SUNY Fredonia faculty & staff have recently received a phishing email message with the Subject line of: MAINTENANCE CENTER. Maintained by the Technology Department. Copyright 2014

Wireless Maintenance Scheduled July 24

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:48:00 -0700
After the maintenance has been completed you may be prompted to accept a new certificate for the FREDsecure wireless network.

ANGEL Maintenance on July 16

Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:00:00 -0700
Planned ANGEL maintenance outage on Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Transition to New FREDshare Server

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0700
Logging out and back in again resolves the problem with the new FREDshare.

FREDShare Service Outage 7/12/14

Thu, 10 July 2014 08:25:24 -0400
FREDSHARE Service Outage Scheduled for Saturday, July 12, 2014.

Upgrade Planned on May 19th

Fri, 16 May 2014 15:44:59 -0400
Update required to support SUNY Webconnect will be available when you arrive to work on Monday, May 19th.

Critical Windows Update Advisory

Mon, 05 May 2014 08:25:24 -0400
An Internet Explorer (IE) vulnerability affecting all versions of IE was recently discovered.

Advisory re: Heartbleed Exploit

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:20:00 -0700
This advisory is regarding a recently discovered, widely publicized, and widespread vulnerability in versions of OpenSSL called Heartbleed.

Campus Mac Users - Auto Self-Service Updates

Thu, 06 Mar 2014 14:53:45 -0500
The HelpDesk Macintosh Support team has the "Casper Suites" (from JAMF Nation) software management system up and running and is ready to "Go Live!" right after the March Break (Monday, March 24th). Orientation Sessions of the Self-Service functionality will be held.

Winter issue of "Tech Watch" now available

Fri, 7 Feb 2014 12:05:11 -0400
The Winter 2014 issue of "Tech Watch," the Information Technology Services newsletter is now available.

Malware Advisory

Wed, 20 Nov 2013 12:07:09 -0500
Be advised of a new malware called ransomware, with specific reference to CryptoLocker Ransomware.

Fall issue of "Tech Watch" now available

Fri, 27 Sep 2013 10:25:00 -0700
The Fall 2013 issue of "Tech Watch," the Information Technology Services newsletter is now available.

Virus Warning for Windows

Wed, 25 Sep 2013 12:20:00 -0700
We have reports of 5 instances of the ZeroAccess Trojan on campus in the past week. Students may download Symantec Endpoint Protection without charge from the Download section of Your Connection.

Security Patch Management

Mon, 09 Sep 2013 09:21:00 -0700
In the ongoing effort to improve Windows computer security on campus, Information Technology Services deploys software security patches every Tuesday morning at 1:00 AM.

Wireless Network Upgrade and Access

Mon, 19 Aug 2013 08:45:12 -0400
Beginning Tuesday, August 20, 2013 the FredoniaState Wireless Network will be removed and the following three wireless networks (SSIDs) will be available. Wireless network users are encouraged to use FREDsecure.


Tue, 26 Mar 2013 08:53:00 -0400
A number of SUNY Fredonia faculty & staff have recently received a phishing email message with the Subject line of USER VERIFICATION sent from Webmail Security Center. If you have already responded to this email message with your login information, please contact the HelpDesk at 716-673-3150 immediately.

FREDsecure now available

Fri, 20 Jan 2012 13:35:06 -0500
FREDsecure is Fredonia's new secure wireless network

Cyber Security for Fredonia, You and Your Family

Mon, 24 Oct 2011 15:35:07 -0400
Please follow these basic security measures for cyber safety.

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