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Emergency Website Maintenance

SSC is working on emergency website maintenance after a reported vulnerability exploit.  Several websites were affected including, Anthropology, Geography, and Political Science.  We have temporarily disabled these websites and are working on restoring them as soon as possible. UPDATE: 2:10 PM PST All affected sites have been restored. Please email webteam@ssc.ucla.edu for questions and concerns.

Phishing Attempts in the New Year

Happy New Year from SSC! As we begin the new year, SSC would like to remind everyone to be aware about spam, phishing, and spear phishing (see definitions).  Please remember that no legitimate e-mails will ask for you to “confirm your account” by asking for your usernames or passwords.   Please do not respond to […]

Winter Closure 12/24/14 – 1/5/15

In accordance with the 2014 UCLA Holiday Closure, the Social Sciences Computing Service Desk will be closed between Wednesday, 12/24/14 through Monday, 1/5/15.  Support services will be unavailable during this period.  Major systems including Exchange Services, Web Services, Course Management Services, Network services, etc. are monitored and appropriate SSC staff will be notified if there […]