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Urgent: Phishing Scam Notice for 1/15/14

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Attention WSU Faculty, Staff, and Students:

This morning, the CaTS Help Desk has received several calls regarding a new phishing email that seems to come from us (CaTS Help Desk) telling the user that a virus has been detected within their email folders, and that they should upgrade to a new version of their antivirus software.
The email then asks the user to reply with their name and login information. Please be aware that this message is a scam and is NOT BEING SENT BY CaTS. If you reply, your information will be sent to an email address of the scammer, not to the CaTS Help Desk. You should delete this message immediately.

Be aware that any email claiming to be from CaTS, Wright State University or another business which asks for your login, personal, or financial information is a definite scam. CaTS, WSU, and other reputable businesses WILL NEVER ask you for any personal information, such as your username and password, via email. CaTS would also like to emphasize that you should never respond to these emails or click links within them, nor should you give out your personal information to anyone via email.

If you receive an email and are unsure if the message is a scam, feel free to contact the CaTS Help Desk. We can help you determine whether the message is real or not. You can reach us at (937) 775-4827, or toll free at 1-888-775-4827.

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WSU Lake Campus Phone Issues

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Wright State University's Lake Campus is still experiencing technical difficulties with voice mail, long-distance calls, and direct calls to the Dayton Campus. It has been determined that the source of the issue is with an external service provider, and the Lake Campus is in need of a service visit from that provider to fix the issue. Please continue to contact individuals via email or by calling the Lake Campus main line at 419-586-0300, where messages can be relayed by the attendant.

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WSU Network Now Fully Operational

Friday, January 10, 2014

As of 9:00pm tonight, the Wright State University network is now fully operational. This includes wireless and Internet connectivity, and access to all WSU systems and services. CaTS appreciates your patience while we dealt with these network issues. Should you have further questions, please contact the CaTS Help Desk at (937) 775-4827, or toll free at 1-888-775-4827.

Some Network Connectivity Restored

Friday, January 10, 2014

CaTS has been able to partially restore Internet connectivity the WSU campus. Some services, including wireless and access to some on-campus web services, may still be experiencing issues.

CaTS is continuing to work with our vendors to resolve this situation. We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Questions can be directed to the CaTS Help Desk at (937) 775-4827 or toll free at 1-888-775-4827.

Current Issues with WSU Network

Friday, January 10, 2014

Currently, the Wright State University network is experiencing a complete outage of our wireless network. Along with this, access to non-WSU websites from within our wired network is also unavailable. For example, you would not be able to visit Google's website from your computer located on campus.

CaTS will notify the university when these networks are available. For questions, please contact the CaTS Help Desk at (937) 775-4827.
 

CaTS System Maintenance for 1/9/14

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

CaTS will be conducting system maintenance during the date and time listed below:

Date: Thursday, January 9, 2014
Time: 8:00pm – Midnight

During this maintenance time, you may experience problems when trying to access network resources, specifically the network storage drives, such as (H:), (K:), and (R:) drives. If you have any questions concerning this maintenance, please contact the CaTS Help Desk at (937) 775-4827, or toll free at 1-888-775-4827.

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Single Sign on to Pilot Now Available in WINGS

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

The ability to connect directly to Pilot from within WINGS has been re-enabled. This allows you to access Pilot from the WINGS “Academics”
tab without logging in a second time. This feature was previously disabled. If you encounter problems with accessing Pilot from within WINGS, please contact the CaTS Help Desk at (937) 775-4827, or toll free at 1-888-775-4827.

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Second Update on CaTS System Maintenance

Saturday, January 4, 2014

As of 5:30pm, all emergency system maintenance that began at midnight last night has been completed. All network drives (H:), K:), and (R:), along with Pilot, are now available. Questions should be directed to the CaTS Help Desk at (937) 775-4827.

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Update on CaTS System Maintenance

Saturday, January 4, 2014

As of 3:30pm today, the Pilot system, which was unavailable due to system maintenance beginning at midnight last night, is now functional and running as normal. Any questions can be directed to the Help Desk at
(937) 775-4827.

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Wright1 Card System Maintenance

Friday, January 3, 2014

System maintenance will be performed on the Wright1 Card System on Tuesday, January 7, between the hours of 6:00 – 8:00pm. During this time, all Wright1 Card services will be unavailable.

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