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Informs and engages the UNB community on IT developments and news

Impact of lynda com security breach on UNB users

ITS

Posted: December 21, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: IT Security, General Interest, IT Security Alerts


Lynda.com was recently the victim of an unauthorized third party data breach. It is not expected that passwords or specific user accounts were accessed, however user course and contact information may have been accessed. Anyone who has logged in to a lynda.com account through UNB ITS within the past year has been notified of this issue. I have a lynda.com account - what do I need to do to...

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Management Briefing - Office 365 rollout

ITS

Posted: December 9, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: General Interest, Management Briefings, Projects


ITS has begun planning the implementation of Office 365 (O365) for faculty and staff. Over the next several months, many activities behind the scenes will be taking place to ensure a seamless experience when the migration actually begins in the spring of 2017. O365 is Microsoft’s cloud service providing email, calendar, and personal file storage. UNB students, alumni, and retirees have been...

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IT Security Alert Malware emails on the rise at UNB

ITS

Posted: December 1, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: IT Announcements, General Interest, IT Security Alerts


Over the past few days UNB’s IT security team has noticed a significant increase in emails with ransomware malware being sent to UNB in the form of Microsoft Excel and Word attachments. The UNB community is reminded to be careful when opening any files sent by email, including Office documents, and to continue to send suspicious emails to helpdesk@unb.ca if concerned or unsure of the validity...

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