What is happening? As a result of a recent upgrade of the Google Search Appliance (GSA) the search function on WCMS sites no longer returns people search results. IST is aware of this and are working to re-implement the capability to search for people.
When is this happening? Began on Tuesday, May 16 and is ongoing.
Note: Users are still able to search for people via: http://watiam.uwaterloo.ca/search/
What is happening? In mid-April 2017, hacking tools alleged to have been developed by the NSA were released to the public. These tools exploit a flaw in all versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system. Microsoft had released updates in March 2017 to correct the flaw in supported versions of Windows. On Friday, May 12, a ransomware worm named “WannaCry” attacked hundreds of thousands of computers in approximately 150 countries by exploiting this vulnerability. While the initial malware outbreak was stopped by a security researcher, we expect more attacks given the