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Alerts & Notifications

CourseWeb Extended Maintenance Scheduled for Dec. 26-27

Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 3:11pm

 

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.

December Microsoft Security Bulletins

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 4:24pm

 

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.

December Microsoft Security Bulletins

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 4:24pm
Six critical vulnerabilities affect Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Edge, Office, and Adobe Flash Player.

Phishing Alert: Outlook Web App Upgrade Scam

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 9:13am

 

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. 

Phishing Alert: Multifactor Scam Mimics Pitt Passport Login Page

Friday, December 9, 2016 - 1:29pm

 

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.

Some Exciting New Features are Coming to My Pitt!

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 1:04pm

 

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.

  1. Search More Easily: Try the powerful new search bar.   
  2. Browse More Quickly: Find services in a flash with new task icons. 
  3. Ask Cathy: Connect with familiar services and discover new ones.

Learn more at http://pi.tt/mypittenhanced