Petya Ransomware Cyberattack »

Please be advised that a massive ransomware attack is now on-going around the globe. Most targets thus far have been in Europe, with Ukraine being particularly hard hit. The details on the attack are sparse at the moment. Based on available information, i . . .

Google Talk Transitioning to Hangouts – Introducing Google Hangouts Meet »

June 26, Google is retiring Google Talk and users who have not already switched to Hangouts will automatically be transitioned.  The Google Talk app on smart devices should be replaced with Google Hangouts.  Google’s Hangouts Meet is now available.   . . .

myVCU Portal Maintenance Scheduled (6/15/17) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled an upgrade for the myVCU portal, between 11 - 11:45 AM, today, Thursday, June 15, 2017. Users may experience a brief interruption. User browser sessions will not be affected. Thank you for your patience during . . .

Blackboard myVCU Portlet Connectivity Issue (6/14) »

Blackboard access through the MyVCU Portal is currently unavailable due to a connectivity issue. VCU Technology Services is currently working with Blackboard to resolve the issue and will notify users when access is restored. We apologize for any incon . . .

Banner Upgrade Scheduled For Friday (6/16/17) »

Banner Forms and eServices (Self Service Banner) will be unavailable from 6 pm to approximately 9 pm, Friday, June 16, while upgrades are applied to the Banner application and database. Thank you for your patience during these upgrades. Please conta . . .

Network Maintenance Scheduled For Sunday (6/11/17) »

VCU Technology Services has network maintenance scheduled for June 11, 2017, from 6 am through 7 am. As a precautionary measure with any network maintenance, though unlikely, users may experience a service disruption during this period. Please co . . .

Network Maintenance Scheduled For Sunday (6/4/17) »

VCU Technology Services has network maintenance scheduled for June 4, 2017, from 6 am through 10 am. Due to network maintenance at the main University Computer Center, many VCU enterprise-wide applications that are dependent on network services will . . .

Google Drive Data Exposure Mediation »

Collaboration Services and Information Security are using Cisco Cloudlock to detect publicly shared Google Drive files containing sensitive data, like social security numbers and credit card numbers. On May 22nd, in order to lower the chance of data expos . . .

Google Reporting Issue with Google Drive »

Google is investigating reports of an issue with Google Drive.  Please visit for updates. . . .

WannaCry Malware – What You Need To Know »

Over the past few days, the media has been reporting on the "WannaCry" or "WannaCrypt" ransomware worm spreading throughout various organizations around the world. One of the many initial worldwide targets was the British National Health Service but we ha . . .

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