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Security Alert! New Phishing Scam Target UMass Amherst Community - Wednesday, 9/16

September 16, 2020

On September 16, 2020 a new fraudulent phishing message with the subject “Quick request” began targeting UMass Amherst email users.

The email appears to have been sent by “Simon Neame,” and informs the recipient to “I need you to get a purchase done”.

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.

Fall 2020 Printing Options & Instructions for On-Campus Students

September 11, 2020

This fall, on-campus undergraduate and graduate students have updated printing options and instructions at their disposal. Please note that on-campus printing is currently available for on-campus students only

Security Alert! New Phishing Scam Target UMass Amherst Community - Friday, 9/4

September 4, 2020

On September 4, 2020 a new fraudulent phishing message with the subject “URGENT TASK” began targeting UMass Amherst email users.

The email appears to have been sent by “Lisa Pike Masteralexis,” and asks the recipient to “drop your mobile number so I can brief you”

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.

RESOLVED: Internet Connectivity Issues Reported - Th., 9/3

September 4, 2020

8:44 a.m. 

The internet connectivity issues reported on Thursday, September 3, 2020 appear to have been resolved. Please continue to monitor your internet connection and contact your internet service provider if needed. 

September 3, 2020, 9:00 p.m.

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/

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