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Your computer will be impacted

Good Afternoon,

Your computer is vulnerable to the rapidly spreading ransomware threat WannaCry. Our software tools have identified your computer as not having the most recent Windows patch making your machine, work, and MSU vulnerable. Therefore, UIT will be remotely updating your computer in one hour.

  • Your computer will be remotely updated at 4:30 PM TODAY.
  • Save all work on your desktop prior to that time to prevent data loss.
  • Your computer will be automatically restarted after the update with little warning.

We apologize for the inconvenience these risk mitigation efforts will cause, but there is an urgent need to protect the safety of Montana State’s information technology environment.

If you think you may be infected:

If you receive reports of ransomware on MSU devices, please contact the UIT Service Desk immediately (994-1777 or

Concerns or questions?

Please contact the UIT Service Desk know if you have any questions about this mandatory update.

Thank you,

University Information Technology


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