Information Technology Alerts


May 5, 2021

IT Security Alert: Attempt to Steal Personal Information with False UAMS Email

Ben Boulden

Over 2000 UAMS staff and faculty received an email this morning, 05-05-2021, pretending to be from UAMS and asking you to click on a link to update your personal information. This is a hoax, an attempt to steal your SSN and date of birth to utilize in identity theft.  If you have clicked on the…


April 27, 2021

IT Security Alert: Severe Mac OS Exploit – Update Now!

Ben Boulden

Apple has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. This is considered a severe vulnerability already being exploited on the internet.


April 6, 2021

New Ultra Base Navigation Experience Coming to Blackboard.

Ben Boulden

The new Ultra Base Navigation experience is coming to Blackboard. Starting May 16, UAMS Blackboard is adopting the new Ultra Base Navigation experience.


March 30, 2021

IT Security Alert: Update Now To Protect your iPhones and Smart Devices

Ben Boulden

Apple has released an emergency update for iPhones, iPads and Watches to patch a security vulnerability under active attack by hackers. The security updates are iOS 14.4.2 and iPadOS 14.4.2, which also covers a patch to older devices as iOS 12.5.2. watchOS also updates to 7.3.3.


March 2, 2021

UAMS Moving to Microsoft 365

Ben Boulden

UAMS is moving to Microsoft 365! We are pleased to announce that we will soon begin our transition to Microsoft 365 for Email and SharePoint services.


February 10, 2021

Server Maintenance – 8 – 9 p.m., Feb. 23 affecting COVID-19 Screener, WebChart, Multiple Clinical Systems

Ben Boulden

Server Maintenance scheduled for 8-9 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 23 will affect the COVID-19 Screener, WebChart, and multiple clinical systems.