Alerts & Notifications
Maintenance will begin at 11 p.m. on Dec. 23 and conclude by 1 a.m. on Dec. 24.
Network equipment will be upgraded on Friday, December 23rd beginning at 11:00 p.m. The work is expected to be completed by 1:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 24th.
During the maintenance period, wired and wireless network service and telecommunications service will be unavailable for the following buildings on the Pittsburgh campus:
- Biomedical Science Tower 1 (BST)
- Petersen Events Center
This maintenance is necessary to enhance the stability and reliability of the network.
CourseWeb and My Pitt Video will be unavailable from 10 p.m. on 12/26 through 5 p.m. on 12/27
CourseWeb, the University of Pittsburgh's implementation of Blackboard Learn, will be unavailable during an extended maintenance period from 10:00 p.m. on Monday, December 26 through 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 27. Access to My Pitt Video will also be unavailable during this time.
Although a maintenance period has been scheduled during these times, the systems will be returned to service earlier if work is completed ahead of schedule. This maintenance is necessary to maintain the stability and reliability of the CourseWeb system.
Maintenance will begin at 11 p.m. on Dec. 22 and conclude by 1:00 a.m. on Dec. 23.
Maintenance on the University Central Directory Service will affect several enterprise systems from 11:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 22 through 1:00 a.m. on Friday, December 23.
We are contacting individuals who have an IMAP mailbox to inform them of this change.
Microsoft Corporation has announced six new critical security vulnerabilities affecting Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Office, and Adobe Flash Player. CSSD recommends that users immediately identify and install the security updates necessary to repair these vulnerabilities by using Microsoft's Windows Update feature on their computers as soon as possible.
Six critical vulnerabilities affect Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Edge, Office, and Adobe Flash Player.
Computing Services and Systems Development (CSSD) is responding to a new email phishing scam that claims to be from the IT Service Desk Support. The email states that Webmail has been improved and that staff and faculty should click on the link to update it. The link directs the user to a malicious Web page which attempts to steal the user's credientails.
Scam claims to be from IT Service Desk support and states that Webmail has been improved.
Scam email claims to be a message that your TIAA account will expire soon.
Scam email claims to be a new, important message from University of Pittsburgh President.
Scam claims new authentication requirements are coming and you must click a link to log in and set up Duo multifactor authentication.
Computing Services and Systems Development (CSSD) is responding to a new email phishing scam that claims new authentication requirements are coming to Pitt. The email asks readers to click a link to set up Duo multifactor authentication. The link directs readers to a harmful site that mimics the Pitt Passport login page and attempts to collect their username and password. The email scam usually originates from a non-University email address.
UPMC has resolved the issue and access to Pitt resources from Rangos Research Center has been restored.
On December 21, My Pitt will be enhanced with several new features that will make it faster and easier to access University resources and information.
- Search More Easily: Try the powerful new search bar.
- Browse More Quickly: Find services in a flash with new task icons.
- Ask Cathy: Connect with familiar services and discover new ones.
Learn more at http://pi.tt/mypittenhanced
Enhancements arrive Dec. 21 that will make it faster and easier to access University resources and information.
Microsoft has resolved an issue that briefly affected SharePoint and OneDrive for Business earlier this morning.
The University Data Warehouse will be unavailable from 8:00 p.m. December 9 through 8:00 p.m. December 10.