Alerts & Notifications

  Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 9:13am Phishing Alert: Outlook Web App Upgrade Scam

Scam claims to be from IT Service Desk support and states that Webmail has been improved.

Phishing Alert: Outlook Web App Upgrade Scam
  Monday, December 12, 2016 - 4:44pm Phishing Alert: Message that TIAA Account Expires Scam

Scam email claims to be a message that your TIAA account will expire soon.

Phishing Alert: Message that TIAA Account Expires Scam
  Monday, December 12, 2016 - 10:56am Phishing Alert: Message from University President Scam

Scam email claims to be a new, important message from University of Pittsburgh President.

Phishing Alert: Message from University President Scam
  Friday, December 9, 2016 - 1:29pm Phishing Alert: Multifactor Scam Mimics Pitt Passport Login

Scam claims new authentication requirements are coming and you must click a link to log in and set up Duo multifactor authentication.

Phishing Alert: Multifactor Scam Mimics Pitt Passport Login Page
  Friday, December 9, 2016 - 8:59am Resolved: UPMC Issue Affecting Rangos Research Center

UPMC has resolved the issue and access to Pitt resources from Rangos Research Center has been restored.

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Resolved: UPMC Issue Affecting Rangos Research Center
  Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 1:04pm Some Exciting New Features are Coming to My Pitt!

Enhancements arrive Dec. 21 that will make it faster and easier to access University resources and information.

Some Exciting New Features are Coming to My Pitt!
  Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 3:53pm Resolved: Vendor Issue Affecting Access to pitt.box.com

Box has resolved their issue and restored service.

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Resolved: Vendor Issue Affecting Access to pitt.box.com
  Monday, December 5, 2016 - 11:35am Resolved: Microsoft Issue Affecting SharePoint and OneDrive

Microsoft has resolved an issue that briefly affected SharePoint and OneDrive for Business earlier this morning.

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Resolved: Microsoft Issue Affecting SharePoint and OneDrive
  Friday, December 2, 2016 - 3:34pm Data Warehouse Extended Maintenance Scheduled for Dec. 9-10

The University Data Warehouse will be unavailable from 8:00 p.m. December 9 through 8:00 p.m. December 10.

Data Warehouse Extended Maintenance Scheduled for Dec. 9-10
  Friday, December 2, 2016 - 3:15pm Malicious “Gooligan” Software Targets Android Devices

Security researchers have uncovered a new malicious software attack targeting Android devices.

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Malicious “Gooligan” Software Targets Android Devices
  Monday, November 28, 2016 - 10:18am Phishing Alert: Staff Policy Update Scam

New email scam includes a PDF that directs readers to a harmful Web page.

Phishing Alert: Staff Policy Update Scam
  Monday, November 21, 2016 - 2:45pm Vendor Maintenance to Affect Electronic Lab Notebooks

LabArchives, the service provider for the Electronic Lab Notebook service will be performing maintenance on Sunday, November 27th.

Vendor Maintenance to Affect Electronic Lab Notebooks on November 27th
  Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 12:15pm Update-Vendor Issue Not Currently Affecting University Calls

We are continuing to monitor the situation, and the cause of the issue is still actively being investigated.

Update-Vendor Issue Not Currently Affecting University Calls
  Monday, November 14, 2016 - 8:46am Reminder: Beware of telephone phishing scams

Be vigilant for telephone phishing scams that attempt to trick you into divulging sensitive personal data.

Reminder: Beware of telephone phishing scams
  Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 9:02am Resolved: Issue Affecting Telephone Service for IP Phones

The issue affecting IP phones has been resolved.

Resolved: Issue Affecting Telephone Service for IP Phones
  Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 6:16pm Resolved: Intermittent Network Issue Affecting Buildings

The issue that affected network access to some buildings has been resolved.

Resolved: Intermittent Network Issue Affecting Multiple Buildings
  Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 12:45pm Resolved: Network Issue Affecting Access in Some Buildings

The network issue that affected access to several buildings on the Pittsburgh campus earlier this afternoon has been resolved.

Resolved: Network Issue Affecting Access in Several Buildings
  Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 4:30pm November Microsoft Security Bulletins

Six critical vulnerabilities affect Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, and Edge.

November Microsoft Security Bulletins
  Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 12:52pm Access to Student Information System has been Restored

The issue that earlier today affected access to the Student Information System (PeopleSoft) has been resolved.

Update: Issue Affecting Access to Student Information System has been Resolved
  Friday, October 28, 2016 - 3:19pm Phishing Alert: PITT Faculty/Staff Message Scam

Scam email claims to be a new, important message from Pitt faculty/staff.

Phishing Alert: PITT Faculty/Staff Message Scam
  Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 3:28pm Phishing Alert: Multiple Email Message Scams

Scam emails claim to originate from the University or Help Desk.

Phishing Alert: Multiple Email Message Scams
  Friday, October 21, 2016 - 1:00pm Resolved: Widespread Internet Issues Affecting Connectivity

The widespread internet issues that affected connectivity to several major internet sites have been resolved.

Resolved: Widespread Internet Issues Affecting Connectivity
  Friday, October 21, 2016 - 11:48am Symantec Releases Updates

Symantec has released updates to Symantec Endpoint Protection for workstations that provide support for IPv6.

Symantec Releases Updates
  Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 5:07pm Vendor Maintenance to Affect Lynda.com on October 21st

Lynda.com will be unavailable between 9:00 p.m. on Friday, October 21st and 2:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 22nd.

Vendor Maintenance to Affect Lynda.com on October 21st