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Issues Reported with Zoom Cloud Recordings - Fri., 9/4

September 4, 2020

11:15 a.m. 

Zoom is reporting delays in cloud recording processing times. Students and instructors should be aware that Zoom recordings may not be available as quickly as expected until this issue is resolved. For the latest updates, see: https://status.zoom.us/

Security Alert! New Phishing Scam Target UMass Amherst Community - Tuesday, 9/1

September 1, 2020

On September 1, 2020 a new fraudulent phishing message began targeting UMass Amherst email users.

The email appears to have been sent by "Chair Department," and asks the recipient for an "available cell phone number?"

Caution: This email is not a legitimate communication from the University of Massachusetts. It is a phishing scam designed to trick you into providing your NetID password to get access to your personal information and/or UMass Amherst information technology services for fraudulent purposes.

Security Alert! New Phishing Scam Target UMass Amherst Community - Saturday, 8/29

August 31, 2020

On August 29, 2020 a new fraudulent phishing message began targeting UMass Amherst email users.

The email appears to have been sent by “Chair Department,” and asks the recipient for “Available cell phone number?”.

Caution: This email is not a legitimate communication from the University of Massachusetts. It is a phishing scam designed to trick you into providing your NetID password to get access to your personal information and/or UMASS information technology services for fraudulent purposes.

RESOLVED: Moodle, Other IT Services Now Available - Fri., 8/28

August 28, 2020

9:50 p.m.

UMass Amherst Information Technology (IT) is investigating reports that Moodle and other IT services are currently unavailable. More information will be provided as soon as it becomes available.  To report an issue, please contact IT User Services at 413-545-TECH (8324) or it@umass.edu. 

11:30 p.m.

Recipient of 2020 Hannah Frilot Memorial Scholarship Announced

August 27, 2020

The Hannah Frilot Memorial Scholarship committee is proud to name this year’s 2020 scholarship recipient!

After receiving a number of qualified and amazing applications, the committee has selected Cynthia Camacho ('21, Mathematics, True Math) as this year’s recipient, providing to her a $1,000 scholarship.

Cynthia has an extensive history of community service, having helped and tutored students in need in western Massachusetts and beyond.

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