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Moodle Unavailable from 6:30 - 8 a.m. - Th., 10/2

October 1, 2014

Moodle will be unavailable on Thursday, October 2, from approximately 6:30 a.m. until 8:00 a.m. while UMass Amherst IT performs routine maintenance. If you experience problems with Moodle after 8:00 a.m. please contact the IT Help Center.

Get the Patch! Apple Releases Patch Against Shellshock Bug for Mac OS X

September 30, 2014

On Monday, September 29, 2014, Apple released patches for its Macintosh operating systems. Please update your Mac OS X computers immediately.

Crypto Malware: A Continued Active Threat

September 30, 2014

Members of the University community should be aware of a continued active information security threat, "Crypto Malware." 

How Do I Know if My Computer is Infected?

If your computer is infected, your files will appear locked or scrambled and you will not be able to open them. You may also be prompted to submit a payment in order to receive the decryption key.

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UPDATE: SPIRE & Go.UMass Portal Now Available

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Shellshock Bug Targets Linux, Unix & Mac OS X

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