UBC IT Bulletins
If you get this message, DO NOT reply and DO NOT provide any personal information. Delete the email. The email is part of an overpayment scam. The scammer will send the victim a fraudulent cheque for an amount greater than what was agreed upon then ask for a “refund”. The scammer is counting on the victim sending the “refund” before discovering the cheque was fraudulent and did not clear at the bank.
From: Larry Law <sender’s email address>
Sent: Friday, January 26, 2018 9:04 AM
To: <recipient’s email address>
Subject: Tutoring for my son
How are you doing today? My name is Larry Law. I came across your
e-mail at the Department ASIAN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE under
People’s portal. I seek for a private tutor for my son. I would like
to know if you would be available for the job and I would provide you
with more details my son..
I’ve arranged with my caregiver that my Son is coming to stay with for
his period of tutoring and he had agreed with me. Do email me back
with following information in you are interested in teaching him:
total cost of tutoring for 1 months (1 hour per day 3 times/week),your
years of teaching experience.
Expecting your prompt response..
Users may be experiencing network intermittent issues at the building, technicians are looking into resolving the issue at the moment.
UBC IT will be performing core router firmware upgrades on Thursday, January 25th, 2018 between 18:00 and 21:00 PT. Redundant systems are available, so no service disruptions are anticipated.
UBC IT will be conducting maintenance on its DNS servers on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 between 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM. Secondary systems will be available to provide continuous DNS/DHCP service, so no service interruptions are expected during this maintenance window.
The UBC Vancouver Voice Service will be undergoing maintenance on January 24, 2018 from 20:00 to 23:59 PT. There will be no impact to the phone service as a result of this change.
On January 24, 2018 21:00 – 22:00 PT, UBC IT will perform system maintenance on the UBCO FASmail Email Service. No user impact is expected.
Network maintenance is being performed on the Peter A. Allard Hall Law building network to facilitate upgrades as part of the Network Switch Replacement Program. During this service window on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 21:30 – January 25, 01:30 PT, all wired and wireless network services will be sporadic, as the network services are migrated, and the connectivity is verified.
The connectivity issue at the UBC Boathouse have been resolved.
The website https://services.myphones.ubc.ca will be undergoing maintenance and not be accessible to browsers on January 23, 2018 between 08:00 to 09:00 PT.
Network maintenance is being performed on the Peter A. Allard Hall Law building network to facilitate upgrades as part of the Network Switch Replacement Program. During this service window on Monday, January 22, 2018 21:30 – January 23, 01:30 PT, all wired and wireless network services will be sporadic, as the network services are migrated, and the connectivity is verified.
We are experiencing connectivity issues at the UBC Boathouse. The issue is on-going. Telus is trying to have a technician there this evening.
We are experiencing connectivity issues at the UBC Boathouse. The issue is on-going and is pending a Telus site-visit.
We are experiencing connectivity issues at the UBC Boathouse. Technicians are aware and are investigating.
The issues previously regarding ResNet at Ponderosa Commons Oak House have been resolved.
Some users at Ponderosa Commons Oak House may be experiencing ResNet connection issues. Technicians are currently investigating and there is no estimated time of resolution.