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UDrive To Be Retired on Mon., 7/2

June 18, 2018

Originally published 4/30/2018

UDrive (umass.edu/it/udrive), the university's legacy online file storage and sharing system, will retire on Monday, July 2, 2018 as the product has reached end-of-life and no longer meets campus technology standards.

Security Alert! New Phishing Scam Targets UMass Amherst Community - Monday., 6/13

June 13, 2018

On June 13, 2018, a new fraudulent phishing message with the subject "Ticket 29424" began targeting UMass Amherst email users. 

The email appears to have been sent by “Jessica Rivera," notifies the recipient "Your request for account closure due to retirement has been submitted and will be processed in 24hrs."
The links in the message direct the user to a fraudulent UMass login page.

Microsoft Imagine Unavailable - Tues., 6/19

June 12, 2018

On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. EST, members of the campus community will not be able to obtain Microsoft software through our Microsoft Imagine program while the vendor performs WebStore maintenance. The WebStore will be unavailable during this time.

Thank you for your patience. If you experience issues accessing the WebStore outside the maintenance window, please contact IT User Services at (413) 545 TECH (8324) or it@umass.edu.

Security Alert! New Phishing Scam Targets UMass Amherst Community - Monday., 6/11

June 11, 2018

On June 11, 2018, a new fraudulent phishing message with the subject "Notification systems" began targeting UMass Amherst email users. 

The email appears to have been sent by “Margara Russotto," notifies the recipient "In addition to the enhanced firewall service and data protection of the university community, our exchange Email server has moved," and contains three links (two displayed as false web addresses, and one titled "All retails can be found here").
The links in the message direct the user to a fraudulent UMass login page.

Email Delivery Issues - Mon., 6/4

June 4, 2018

On Monday, June 4, 2018, email messages sent from UMass Amherst email accounts to some non-UMass addresses may be temporarily delayed or blocked.