Yearly Archives: 2011

ALERT: Holiday Season Malware, Phishing & Scams

The UTC Information Technology organizations across the campus would like to make you aware that this holiday season is bringing about a new wave of malicious activity from a wide variety of “evil-doers.”   Some examples: Over this past Thanksgiving Holiday hundreds of people in the area were hit with banking debit/credit card scams; UTC is constantly receiving email phishing attempting to collect username, passwords, or other personal information; Today

New Worm on Facebook

Please be very mindful of any “links” you receive from “friends” on Facebook.  Otherwise you could be next in receiving a virus!   Recent report (http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/facebook-worm-spreading-installing-zeus-bot-112911): A new worm has popped up on Facebook, using apparently stolen user credentials to log in to victims’ accounts and then send out malicious links to their friends. The worm also downloads and installs a variety of malware on users’ machines, including a

Firefox 8 and Outlook Web Access

There appears to be an incompatibility issue with Firefox 8 and the Exchange 2010 Outlook Web Application. When attempting to Save or Open attachments in emails viewed through Outlook Web in Firefox 8, the attachments attempt to Save or Open as a file called attachment.ashx.  The attachment is not broken, and you can “Save As” and rename the file and file extension to the correct name and it will

Wireless is working again

Our wireless network is back up.

Wireless Outage

We are currently experiencing an outage with our wireless network. We are working to resolve this problem. To receive an email notification when it it fixed please visit https://helpdesk.utc.edu/footprints/help.html and subscribe to the Global Issue.

ITD Scheduled Maintence

Information Technology Division (ITD) – Scheduled Maintenance Downtime Notification Scope of impact of change: 1. My MocsNet Update (Outage Expected) a. System Update to database server for MyMocsNet 2. Web Server Software updates & patches. (Outage Expected) a. Access to the following services will be impacted during this outage: i. Production Web (www.utc.edu) ii. Web Blog (blog.utc.edu) iii. Housing WebSite (housing.utc.edu) iv. Wiki (wiki.utc.edu) v. Library EzProxy (proxy.lib.utc.edu) vi.

Critical Update for Adobe Flash

They have issued an “out of cycle” patch for this vulnerability. You need to have Adobe Flash Player 10.3.183.10 (Windows/Mac).  There is also a patch for Android and Linux. http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ http://blogs.adobe.com/psirt/2011/09/prenotification-security-update-for-flash-player.html Google Chrome users do not have to get the patch, it will be installed automatically.

ITD Scheduled Maintenance

ITD scheduled maintenance work is complete for Friday Sept 16, 2011.

Information Technology Division (ITD) – Scheduled Maintenance Downtime Notification

Scope of impact of change: 1.   Network Outage Frist Hall a.       Network access will be unavailable for approximately 30 minutes to an hour in Frist Hall. 2.      Microsoft Security Updates & Patches to be applied to many systems. a.       Access to the following services will be impacted during this outage: i.      UC Foundation System ii.      Residential Management System iii.      Event Management System iv.      SMTP Server (Outgoing mail) and Listserve

ITD Scheduled maintenance completed for Sept 9, 2011

Sent: Friday, September 09, 2011 10:17 PM To: ‘UTCINFO@Raven.utc.edu’ Subject: ITD Maintenance Completed Scheduled maintenance for today has been completed and all servicers are operating normally. Monty Monty Wilson Assistant Vice Chancellor and CIO University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 615 McCallie Ave 4054 Chattanooga TN 37403