Alerts & Notifications

  Friday, September 9, 2016 - 1:18pm Update: Vendor Issue Affecting Network Service Resolved

Network services have been restored.

Update: Vendor Issue Affecting Network Service Resolved
  Friday, September 9, 2016 - 11:17am Update: Vendor Issue Affecting Network Service Resolved

All network service has been restored.

Update: Vendor Issue Affecting Network Service in Several Buildings Resolved
  Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 2:20pm Vendor Issue Affecting Network Service in Several Buildings

The vendor is aware of their issue and working to resolve it.

Vendor Issue Affecting Network Service in Several Buildings
  Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 11:00am WordPress Releases Critical Security Update

Release addresses two new vulnerabilities

WordPress Releases Critical Security Update
  Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 4:47pm Vendor issue briefly affected network service

A vendor issue that briefly affected network service earlier this afternoon in some buildings has been resolved.

Vendor issue briefly affected network service
  Friday, September 2, 2016 - 4:40pm Vendor Maintenance Affects Some Software Downloads on 9/7

Access to download software through pitt.onthehub.com will be unavailable from 5:30 to 8:30 a.m

Vendor Maintenance Affects Some Software Downloads on 9/7
  Friday, September 2, 2016 - 4:34pm Network Maintenance to Affect Chevron and Eberly on 9/17

Maintenance will take place during the weekly standard downtime period.

Network Maintenance to Affect Chevron and Eberly on 9/17
  Friday, September 2, 2016 - 3:39pm Maintenance on 9/10 Affects Voice Service in Some Buildings

Maintenance will take place during the standard weekly downtime period.

Routine Downtime Maintenance on Sept. 10 to Affect Voice Service in Several Buildings
  Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 1:43pm Phishing Alert: "IT Desk" Scam

Scam claims your email account will be removed unless you click a link to confirm it.

Phishing Alert: "IT Desk" Scam
  Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 9:28pm The Faculty Information System Has Been Enhanced

Features include an improved interface and more options for capturing publications and categorizing teaching activity.

The Faculty Information System Has Been Enhanced
  Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 1:11pm Update: Issue Affecting Network Service Resolved

All network services have been restored.

Update: Issue Affecting Network Service Resolved
  Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 11:48am Phishing Alert: "Network Maintenance Notice" Scam

Scam claims Internet service will be disrupted from on and off campus and that you must click a link to view the maintenance status.

Phishing Alert: "Network Maintenance Notice" Scam
  Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 4:44pm Update: UPMC Vendor Issue Resolved

UPMC and the vendor have resolved their issue that affected access to the Student Health Insurance link in My Pitt.

Update: UPMC Vendor Issue Affecting Student Health Insurance Link Resolved
  Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 11:04am Phishing Alert: Email Claims to be from Chancellor Gallagher

Email scam claims you need to click a link to view the message.

Phishing Alert: Fake Email Claims to be from Chancellor Gallagher
  Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 9:19am Phishing Alert: "IT-Service Password Update" Scam

Scam claims your password will expire in two days unless you click a link to update it.

Phishing Alert: "IT-Service Password Update" Scam
  Friday, August 19, 2016 - 9:53am Box Ends Support for Internet Explorer 9 and 10 on Sept. 26

Users of Internet Explorer 9 or 10 should upgrade to Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 as soon as possible.

Box Ends Support for Internet Explorer 9 and 10 on Sept. 26
  Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 2:43pm Reminder: 8/20 Network Maintenance Affects Several Buildings

Maintenance will take place during the standard weekly downtime period.

Reminder: Network Maintenance During Aug. 20 Standard Downtime to Affect Several Buildings
  Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 12:58pm Phishing Alert: Update Your E-mail Account Scam

Scam claims your pitt.edu account password will expire in three days unless you click a link to verify it.

Phishing Alert: Update Your E-mail Account Scam
  Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 4:40pm Phishing Alert: IT Help Desk Scam

Scam claims your email account will be blocked unless you click a link to reset it.

Phishing Alert: IT Help Desk Scam
  Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 9:13am Reminder: 8/13 Network Maintenance Affects Several Buildings

Maintenance will take place during the standard weekly downtime period.

Reminder: Network Maintenance During Aug. 13 Standard Downtime to Affect Several Buildings
  Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 1:34pm Phishing Alert: IT Desk Scam

Scam claims that because of "congestion in all accounts" you must validate your email account to avoid having it removed.

Phishing Alert: IT Desk Scam
  Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 12:15pm Reminder: CourseWeb Maintenance Scheduled for Aug. 17-22

CourseWeb (Blackboard Learn) will be unavailable from 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 17 through Aug. 22.

Reminder: CourseWeb Maintenance Scheduled for Aug. 17-22
  Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 9:53am Wire Fraud Scam Mimics Supervisor’s Email Address

Targeted phishing scam claims your supervisor needs you to initiate a wire transfer.

Wire Fraud Scam Mimics Supervisor’s Email Address
  Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 3:45pm August Microsoft Security Bulletins

Five critical vulnerabilities affect Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Edge.

August Microsoft Security Bulletins