What is happening? Starting Saturday, February 22, we have observed a much higher incidence than usual of uwaterloo email accounts being used to send spam.
Why is this happening? Based on feedback from affected individuals, IST Information Security Services believes that this is a result of passwords compromised in a breach of LinkedIn in 2012 and GitHub in 2013.
The WCMS team is investigating issues with the University directory pages in the WCMS (these are the 'Offices & Services' and 'Faculties & Academics' pages on the University homepage). Issues appear to be a result of the new WCMS version pushed out last night.