Blog from October, 2012

On Thursday 01 November 2012 between 07:00 and 08:00 local Bremen time servers and network components will be updated.

Server and network operations will be unreliable. Expect unavailable servers and sudden downtimes of services without prior explicit announcement.

If you have to work on files stored on the server during that time, then before the maintenance hour copy the respective files to your local hard disk, work on it locally, and after finishing your work and after the end of the maintenance interval, copy them back onto the server.

For more details on the maintenance hours see the Maintenance Hours page.

 

On Saturday, November 10, 2012 between 07:00 and 12:00 network components at Universität Bremen hosting our upstream Internet access will be replaced and upgraded.

Internet access will be interrupted several times during that period.

On Thursday 25 October 2012 between 07:00 and 08:00 local Bremen time servers and network components will be updated.

Server and network operations will be unreliable. Expect unavailable servers and sudden downtimes of services without prior explicit announcement.

If you have to work on files stored on the server during that time, then before the maintenance hour copy the respective files to your local hard disk, work on it locally, and after finishing your work and after the end of the maintenance interval, copy them back onto the server.

For more details on the maintenance hours see the Maintenance Hours page.

On Thursday 18 October 2012 between 07:00 and 08:00 local Bremen time servers and network components will be updated.

Server and network operations will be unreliable. Expect unavailable servers and sudden downtimes of services without prior explicit announcement.

If you have to work on files stored on the server during that time, then before the maintenance hour copy the respective files to your local hard disk, work on it locally, and after finishing your work and after the end of the maintenance interval, copy them back onto the server.

For more details on the maintenance hours see the Maintenance Hours page.

 

 

Do not give your username and password to anyone (warning)

There are currently some phishing mails send to Jacobs University members. They link you to a website, where you are asked to enter your mailadress, campusnet username and password on a simple web form.

We already blocked the access to the mentioned side from within Jacobs University network.

 

Phishing mail content:

 

Sender: donna.hunt" <donna.hunt@wagner.edu

Subject: URGENT ! URGENT !! URGENT !!!

Body:

 

-- EMAIL-Konto aktualisieren
Computer Database Maintenance befindet sich derzeit auf unserer Web-Mail Message Center. Unsere Message Center muss wegen der hohen Menge neu eingestellt werden von Spam-Mails erhalten wir täglich. Eine Quarantäne Wartung wird uns helfen, verhindern, dass diese alltäglichen Dilemma.
Um erneut validieren Ihre Mailbox Bitte klicken Sie auf folgenden Link:
KLICKEN SIE HIER: http://www.lichtstrahl.ch/anmeldungphp/use/u-picardie.fr/form1.html
Wird erneut validieren Ihre Mailbox machen wird Ihre E-Mail-in-Wirkstoff aus unserer Datenbank. Dank ::::::::::: System Administrator

 

 

Do not give your username and password to anyone

This applys for all services that you use(warning) Not only here at Jacobs University (warning) No serious company or service will ever ask you for your username and password at this way.

 

 

 

 

 

On Thursday 11 October 2012 between 07:00 and 08:00 local Bremen time servers and network components will be updated.

Server and network operations will be unreliable. Expect unavailable servers and sudden downtimes of services without prior explicit announcement.

If you have to work on files stored on the server during that time, then before the maintenance hour copy the respective files to your local hard disk, work on it locally, and after finishing your work and after the end of the maintenance interval, copy them back onto the server.

For more details on the maintenance hours see the Maintenance Hours page.

Do not give your username and password to anyone (warning)

There is currently a phishing mail send to jacobs university members which wants you to enter your mailadress, campusnet username and password on a web form.

We already blocked the access to the mentioned side from within Jacobs University network.

 

Phishing mail content:

 

Sender: Webmail Administrator <cgiliberto@carthage.edu>

Subject: Warnmeldung!!

Body:

Liebe Webmail-Nutzer,

Wir kündigen hiermit an Sie, dass Ihr e-Mail-Konto seine S
peicherbegrenzung überschritten hat. Sie können nicht zum Senden und
empfangen von e-Mails und Ihr e-Mail-Konto von unserem Server gelöscht
werden. Um dieses Problem zu vermeiden, wird empfohlen, Ihr
e-Mail-Konto zu verifizieren, indem Sie auf den untenstehenden Link.

Vielen Dank.

Das Webmail-Management-Team.

 

Web form of this phishing site

 

Do not give your username and password to anyone

This applys for all services that you use(warning) Not only here at Jacobs University (warning) No serious company or service will ever ask you for your username and password at this way.

 

 

 

 

 

Do not give your username and password to anyone (warning)

There are currently some phishing mails send to Jacobs University members. They link you to a website, where you are asked to enter your mailadress, campusnet username and password on a simple web form.

We already blocked the access to the mentioned side from within Jacobs University network.

 

Phishing mail content:

 

Sender: "Saldana, Rodrigo, F" <RodrigoFSaldana@katyisd.org>

Subject: WEBMASTER-Mail-Konto UPGRADE

Body:

WEBMASTER-Mail-Konto UPGRADE
Information Technology Services (ITS) sind derzeit die Aktualisierung unserer neuen
Website-Konten. Dies wird Ihnen die Möglichkeit, eine stark erhöhte Menge an
E-Mail-Korrespondenz in Ihrem E-Mail-Konto speichern und reduzieren auch Spam-Mails, die
in Ihrem E-Mail auf dem täglich empfangen wird. Ihr Konto wurde ausgewählt, da eines der
Konten, die aktualisiert werden sollen. Bitte klicken Sie auf den unten stehenden Link und
folgen Sie den Anweisungen, um Ihre E-Mail-Konto aktualisieren
Die neue Mindestquote Ebene für E-Mail-Konten auf 2 G. eingestellt werden
© Copyright 2012 | WEBMASTER EMAIL HELP DESK • • ALLE RECHTE VORBEHALTEN.

 

Phishing mail content:

 

Sender: "Saldana, Rodrigo, F" <RodrigoFSaldana@katyisd.org>

Subject: WEBMASTER EMAIL HELP DESK

Body:

WEBMASTER-Mail-Konto UPGRADE
Information Technology Services (ITS) sind derzeit die Aktualisierung unserer neuen
Website-Konten. Dies wird Ihnen die Möglichkeit, eine stark erhöhte Menge an
E-Mail-Korrespondenz in Ihrem E-Mail-Konto speichern und reduzieren auch Spam-Mails, die
in Ihrem E-Mail auf dem täglich empfangen wird. Ihr Konto wurde ausgewählt, da eines der
Konten, die aktualisiert werden sollen. Bitte klicken Sie auf den unten stehenden Link und
folgen Sie den Anweisungen, um Ihre E-Mail-Konto aktualisieren
Die neue Mindestquote Ebene für E-Mail-Konten auf 2 G. eingestellt werden
 © Copyright 2012 | WEBMASTER EMAIL HELP DESK • • ALLE RECHTE VORBEHALTEN.
 

 

Sender: "Laquidara, Pamela" <pdlaquid@bhcc.mass.edu>

Subject: Mailbox Manager

Body:

Dies ist es, Ihnen mitzuteilen, dass Sie über Ihre Mailbox Grenze, die 250MB ist, wie
durch Ihre Mailbox Manager eingestellt sind, können Sie derzeit bei 257MB, werden Sie
nicht in der Lage sein, um neue E-Mail erstellen, um Nachrichten senden oder empfangen,
bis Sie Ihre Mailbox zu validieren. Um erneut validieren Ihr Benutzerkonto: Login, um
Admin

 

Do not give your username and password to anyone

This applys for all services that you use(warning) Not only here at Jacobs University (warning) No serious company or service will ever ask you for your username and password at this way.

 

 

 

 

 

On Thursday 04 October 2012 between 07:00 and 08:00 local Bremen time servers and network components will be updated.

Server and network operations will be unreliable. Expect unavailable servers and sudden downtimes of services without prior explicit announcement.

If you have to work on files stored on the server during that time, then before the maintenance hour copy the respective files to your local hard disk, work on it locally, and after finishing your work and after the end of the maintenance interval, copy them back onto the server.

For more details on the maintenance hours see the Maintenance Hours page.

 

 

 

 

Do not give your username and password to anyone (warning) 

There are currently some phishing mails send to Jacobs University members. They link you to a website, where you are asked to enter your mailadress, campusnet username and password on a simple web form.

We already blocked the access to known sides from within Jacobs University network.

Following are some samples of known phishing mail contents:

  

Sender: "Admin" <webmailcontrolunit@cyberservices.com>

Subject: Dringend !!!

Body:

Liebe Webmail Konto User, Aufgrund der Überlastung der Webmail-Nutzer wird es Schließung aller Routen Konten sein. Sie müssen Ihre E-Mail-Konto, indem Sie auf den Link unten, um erneut validieren und verifizieren Ihrem Konto oder Ihrer innerhalb von 48 Stunden aus Sicherheitsgründen ausgesetzt zu überprüfen. KLICKEN SIE HIER: http://www.letitiascuisine.co.za/guesthouse/contact_me/forms/form1.html Nachdem Sie die obigen Anweisungen, wird Ihr Konto nicht unterbrochen werden und wird wie gewohnt fortsetzen und Ihr Konto bleibt aktiv, nachdem Sie erfolgreich Ihren Account bestätigt haben. Warnung! Wer auf seinem Konto nach Erhalt dieser Warnung zu aktualisieren weigert wird sein Konto dauerhaft verlieren. © Copyright 2012 | WEBMASTER EMAIL HELP DESK • • ALLE RECHTE

 

Sender: maria.ferreira@mda.gov.br

Subject: undisclosed-recipients:;

Body:

Letzte Warnung Aktualisieren Sie Ihr Konto Grenzwert

Ihr Postfach hat eine oder mehrere Größenbeschränkungen vom
Administrator festgelegt überschritten. Kann nicht senden oder
empfangen, bis die Größe Ihres Postfachs wird reduziert. Um mehr
Platz zu bekommen.
Bitte klicken Sie auf den untenstehenden Link, um abzuschließen und die
Daten mit Leichtigkeit.
      ================>
Vielen Dank und sorry.
System Administrator

Sender: Pellini, Leslie <PelliniL@mlhs.org>

Subject: Keeping track of your usage.

Body:

This is the Help desk Program that periodically checks the size of your e-mail space is sending you this information.

The program runs to ensure your inbox does not grow too large, thus preventing you from receiving or sending new e-mail.

As this message is being sent, you have 2.5 gigabytes (GB) or more stored in your inbox. We are currently upgrading our data base and e-mail center. We are resetting all email to create more space for new email Storage.

To upgrade your mailbox: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dDgxVFdlMnNvU2toT1N5bE[..]

Thanks, and sorry for the inconvenience. Help Desk.

 

 

Sample web forms of phishing sites

 

 

 

 

Do not give your username and password to anyone

This applys for all services that you use(warning) Not only here at Jacobs University (warning) No serious company or service will ever ask you for your username and password at this way.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do not give your username and password to anyone (warning)

There is currently a phishing mail send to jacobs university members which wants you to enter your mailadress, campusnet username and password on a simple web form.

We already blocked the access to the mentioned side from within Jacobs University network.

 

Phishing mail content:

 

Sender: "Admin" <webmailcontrolunit@cyberservices.com>

Subject: Dringend !!!

Body: 

Liebe Webmail Konto User,
Aufgrund der Überlastung der Webmail-Nutzer wird es Schließung aller Routen Konten sein. Sie müssen Ihre E-Mail-Konto, indem Sie auf den Link unten, um erneut validieren und verifizieren Ihrem Konto oder Ihrer innerhalb von 48 Stunden aus Sicherheitsgründen ausgesetzt zu überprüfen.
KLICKEN SIE HIER: http://www.letitiascuisine.co.za/guesthouse/contact_me/forms/form1.html
Nachdem Sie die obigen Anweisungen, wird Ihr Konto nicht unterbrochen werden und wird wie gewohnt fortsetzen und Ihr Konto bleibt aktiv, nachdem Sie erfolgreich Ihren Account bestätigt haben.
Warnung! Wer auf seinem Konto nach Erhalt dieser Warnung zu aktualisieren weigert wird sein Konto dauerhaft verlieren.
© Copyright 2012 | WEBMASTER EMAIL HELP DESK • • ALLE RECHTE

 

Web form of this phishing site

 

Do not give your username and password to anyone

This applys for all services that you use(warning) Not only here at Jacobs University (warning) No serious company or service will ever ask you for your username and password at this way.

 

 

 

 

This is an automatically generated measurement of key performance indicators (KPIs) of Application Provisioning Services for September 2012.

The list of other KPI measurement reports is at KPI Measurements.

KPI Summary Table

KPIs Specified

Not Measured (warning)

Targets Met (plus)

Targets Failed (minus)

13

0

12

1

KPI Measurements

If the specification is met, a (plus) is in the Met column, else a (minus); KPIs not measured have a (warning) there.

SLA

Host

Service

Target

Measured

Met

Remote Login Shell Service

login

SSH

99.000000%

100.0%

(plus)

Teamwork Service

hermia

HTTP

99.000000%

99.998%

(plus)

 

 

HTTPS

99.000000%

95.823%

(minus)

Faculty Web Service

facultyweb

FTP

99.000000%

100.0%

(plus)

 

 

HTTP

99.000000%

100.0%

(plus)

 

 

HTTPS

99.000000%

100.0%

(plus)

SJIRA01

sjira01

HTTP

99.000000%

99.842%

(plus)

 

 

HTTPS

99.000000%

99.844%

(plus)

 

 

SSH

99.000000%

100.0%

(plus)

Alumni Email Server Service

helena

HTTP

99.000000%

100.0%

(plus)

 

 

POP3

99.000000%

100.0%

(plus)

 

 

IMAP

99.000000%

99.998%

(plus)

 

 

SMTP

99.000000%

100.0%

(plus)

Additional Services Information

The following Server Hosting Services are measured as a convenience for the Service Customer to ease service maintenance.
IRC-IT is not responsible for ensuring quality and achieving KPIs of these services.

SLA

Host

Service

Measured

CampusNet Server Service

scnweb01

SNMP

97.676%

 

scnapp01

SNMP

99.99%

 

scnsql01

SNMP

98.545%

WebServer Service

swebsrv01

HTTP

99.559%

 

 

HTTPS

99.557%

 

 

SSH

99.568%

 

swebdev01

HTTP

99.998%

 

 

HTTPS

(not measured)

 

 

SSH

100.0%

 

swebsvn01

HTTP

(not measured)

 

 

HTTPS

(not measured)

 

 

SSH

(not measured)

Schomäcker Server Service

sschomkr01

SNMP

100.0%

 

 

MSSQL

99.998%

GiroWeb Server Service

sgiroweb01

SNMP

97.663%

 

 

HTTP

99.987%

 

 

MSSQL

99.993%

Alumni Application Server Service

alumniweb

HTTP

100.0%

 

 

HTTPS

(not measured)

Career Service Center Server Service

csc

HTTP

99.846%

 

 

SSH

97.992%

SLA Counseling Center

scouncil

HTTP

(not measured)

 

 

SSH

(not measured)

ALEA Server Service

alea

HTTP

(not measured)

IRC-IR Institutional Repository DSPACE

sdspace

HTTP

99.83%

 

 

HTTPS

(not measured)

 

 

SSH

99.828%

SLA Torrent Seeder Geoscience SOPENDTECT

sopendtect

SSH

99.919%

Graduate Student Association Server SLA

sgsa

HTTP

99.794%

 

 

SSH

99.795%