The attachment, sometimes titled "PITTOPEN.PDF", claims your account has been updated and you must click a link to upgrade.
Alerts & Notifications
The temporary network outage that affected service in several buildings has been resolved.
4:00 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018
The intermittent issue that affected My Pitt and other Pitt Passport websites has been resolved. Service has been restored.
3:17 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018
An intermittent issue is affecting My Pitt (my.pitt.edu) and other University websites that require authentication through Pitt Passport, the University’s single sign-on service. Pitt Passport websites may respond slowly or display an error message.
CSSD recommends that departments do not apply any patches or rollbacks for this special Microsoft update (CVE-2017-5715)—unless a system is showing signs of being unstable.
Malwarebytes has resolved the issue that prevented some users from accessing the network.
iPhone and iPad users must reinstall Pitt App Store using the latest version.
As a result of an update to the health-check feature on Jan. 20, some older antivirus products no longer pass the health check.
Multiple scams claim you have a message and prompt you to click a link that leads to a malicious website impersonating a Pitt Passport login.
The system will be unavailable from 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20, through 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21.
Be sure to upgrade to the latest version of Symantec Endpoint Protection if you are using an older version.
Microsoft Corporation has announced security updates for January that affect a variety of software.
Learn more about these new vulnerabilities and how you can protect yourself against them.
Google is aware of the issue and has released an update that should resolve the problem.
The Pitt App Store will be unavailable for up to 30 minutes starting at 4:00 a.m.
The vulnerabilities (known as Meltdown and Spectre) affect Intel and AMD processors.
Electronic Lab Notebooks will be unavailable for two hours starting at midnight on Dec. 23–24.
The update should enhance the stability and reliability of the Skype for Business experience.
The Pitt App Store will be unavailable for up to an hour starting at 8:00 p.m.
The service will be unavailable for approximately one hour beginning shortly after midnight on Dec. 17.