The University of Alberta (U of A) Artemis server had some files impacted by a virus.
FGSR users that access files on this server may have been affected by this issue.
Affected users were unable to access some files.
Start: 2015/03/12 16:30 – IT support analysts became aware of an issue with the server.
2015/03/12 16:35 – IT support analysts determined that the server was impacted by a virus and the server was removed from the network.
2015/03/12 19:20 – The workstation was identified as the source of the virus and was isolated from the network.
2015/03/12 19:30 – Work began to restore the impacted files on the file server.
2015/03/15 11:00 – The restoration of files was completed. A scan was completed which confirmed the integrity of the server and the restored files.
End: 2015/03/15 11:00 – Access to the server was enabled and service was confirmed restored.
A user inadvertently infected their workstation with a virus. The virus affected the local workstation and a shared directory on the file server.
The files were restored and verified.
Continued reinforcement of best security practices for all University of Alberta network users.