Major IT Systems Outage

America/New York

The IT Division is planning a major file server and network outage on Saturday, July 29. During the outage, the central file servers will be unavailable while they are moved to a new location. During this outage, there will also be network outages while network systems are also moved to the new location. Further details will be provided in the following weeks, but plan your work accordingly. For more information, contact the IT Division Help Desk.

Connect to Wireless Using 'eduroam'

Jefferson Lab (JLab) is now participating in eduroam – a global wireless network access service for research and education institutions.  Eduroam is a federated authentication service that allows participating institutions to provide wireless access to users from other participating institutions using their home institution’s username and password.  These credentials are transmitted securely back to their home institution’s authentication servers for verification.

WannaCry Ransomware

A twist on the cyber criminal's tool of choice to extort money from people has recently been detected. It is known as "Wannacry" and it is a particularly nasty form of ransomware. More details can be found in this news article, at:

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