Alerts & Notifications

  Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 4:51pm Phishing Alert: Important Message from Admin Scam

Scam claims you have received a message from the University's Blackboard Learning Management System.

Phishing Alert: Important Message from Admin Scam
  Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 1:28pm Phishing Alert: "Your Pitt account will expire soon" scam

Scam that claims your Pitt account will expire soon and you must click on a link to update your account.

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Phishing Alert: "Your Pitt account will expire soon" scam
  Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 11:02am Phishing Alert: Emails in Pending Status Scam

Scam claims your incoming emails have been placed in pending status and you must click a link to receive them.

Phishing Alert: Emails in Pending Status Scam
  Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 3:27pm Phishing Alert: "Pitt Alert--Update Your Email Account" Scam

Scam claims your pitt.edu account will expire in three days and you must click on a link to validate your email account.

Phishing Alert: "Pitt Alert - Update Your Email Account" Scam
  Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 9:22am Reminder: Beware of Telephone Scam Claiming to be from FBI

A telephone scam that displays the FBI’s phone number on your caller ID is circulating again.

Reminder: Beware of Telephone Scam Claiming to be from FBI
  Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:07am Resolved: Issue Affecting Access to PRISM for Some Users

CSSD and Financial Information Systems (FIS) are working to resolve the issue.

Resolved: Issue Affecting Access to PRISM for Some University Users
  Friday, July 22, 2016 - 2:42pm Phishing Alert: Faculty and Staff Mailbox Validation Scam

Scam claims you must click on a link to validate your mailbox.

Phishing Alert: Faculty and Staff Mailbox Validation Scam
  Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 12:18pm Phishing Alert: "New Message for You!" Scam

Scam claims some of your email messages have not been delivered and you must confirm your account to receive them.

Phishing Alert: "New Message for You!" Scam
  Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 11:28am Drupal Releases Security Update

Update addresses vulnerability in Drupal core 8.x versions prior to 8.1.7.

Drupal Releases Security Update
  Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 8:39am Phishing Alert: Help Desk Support Scam

Scam claims you must click a link and update your account because of an upgrade to "2017 Outlook Web Access".

Phishing Alert: Help Desk Support Scam
  Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 8:34am Phishing Alert: Webmail Upgrade and Verification Scam

Scam claims your Webmail has been upgraded and your must verify your email account.

Phishing Alert: Webmail Upgrade and Verification Scam
  Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 6:42pm Phishing Alert: Important Message from ITS Help Desk Scam

Scam claims to be an important message from the faculty and staff and links to a fraudulent Pitt Passport login page.

Phishing Alert: Important Message from ITS Help Desk Scam
  Monday, July 18, 2016 - 5:00pm Phishing Alert: Validate Your Mailbox Scam

Email scam claims you must validate your mailbox or you will lose your account.

Phishing Alert: Validate Your Mailbox Scam
  Monday, July 18, 2016 - 2:49pm Network Connect Client for Secure Remote Access Expires 9/30

Upgrade to the Pulse client by Sept. 30, 2016 for faster and easier secure remote access connections.

Network Connect Client for Secure Remote Access Expires 9/30
  Monday, July 18, 2016 - 9:15am Phishing Alert: Upgrade Your Mailbox Scam

Email scam claims you must upgrade your "mailbox server" due to recent problems with spammers.

Phishing Alert: Upgrade Your Mailbox Scam
  Monday, July 18, 2016 - 9:05am A New My Pitt Login Page Has Arrived!

Pitt Passport delivers a consistent, trusted login experience across University services.

A New My Pitt Login Page Has Arrived!
  Friday, July 15, 2016 - 4:23pm Phishing Alert: Wire Transfer Department Payment Scam

Email scam claims your must download a harmful attachment to complete the payment instructions.

Phishing Alert: Wire Transfer Department Payment Scam
  Friday, July 15, 2016 - 11:32am Electronic Lab Notebook Maintenance Scheduled for July 22

Maintenance is part of ongoing improvements to the service.

Electronic Lab Notebook Maintenance Scheduled for July 22
  Friday, July 15, 2016 - 9:55am My Pitt Login Page Will Change to Pitt Passport on July 16

Pitt Passport delivers a consistent, trusted login experience across University services.

My Pitt Login Page Will Change to Pitt Passport on July 16
  Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 3:28pm CourseWeb Maintenance Scheduled for August 2016

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

CourseWeb (Blackboard Learn) Maintenance Scheduled for August 2016
  Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 3:11pm Phishing Alert: Mailbox Shutdown Notification Scam

Email scam claims your account will be disabled unless you click on a link in the email message.

Phishing Alert: Mailbox Shutdown Notification Scam
  Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 5:11pm July Microsoft Security Bulletins

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

July Microsoft Security Bulletins
  Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 9:14am Resolved: DQE Issue Affecting Access to Some External Sites

DQE has resolved their issue that affected access to some external Web sites from the University’s network.

Resolved: DQE Issue Affecting Access to Some External Sites
  Monday, July 11, 2016 - 5:12pm Water Damage Affecting Network Service in VA Hospital

Network access is affected for a small number of individuals in the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System building.

Water Damage Affecting Network Service in VA Hospital