Alerts & Notifications

  Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 9:33am Vendor Maintenance Affects Some Software Downloads on 8/10

Software downloads from pitt.onthehub.com will be unavailable from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m.

Vendor Maintenance Affects Some Software Downloads on 8/10
  Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 8:56am Vendor Maintenance to Affect My Pitt Video on Aug. 13

The service will be unavailable between 6:00 and 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 13.

Vendor Maintenance to Affect My Pitt Video on Aug. 13
  Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 8:17pm Faculty Information System Data Move Scheduled for August 12

Existing data will be copied in preparation for the launch of an enhanced Faculty Information System on August 31.

Faculty Information System Data Move Scheduled for August 12
  Friday, August 5, 2016 - 3:35pm Office 365 Login Pages Move to Pitt Passport on August 13

Direct Access to Office 365 services will be provided through Pitt Passport after August 13.

Office 365 Login Pages Move to Pitt Passport on August 13
  Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 2:29pm Network Maintenance on 8/13 & 8/20 Affects Several Buildings

Maintenance will take place during the standard weekly downtime periods.

Network Maintenance During Aug. 13 and Aug. 20 Standard Downtime to Affect Several Buildings
  Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 11:43am Phishing Alert: Webmail Scam Mimics Pitt Passport Login Page

Scam claims your email has been placed on "limitation" due to suspicious login activity.

Phishing Alert: Webmail Scam Mimics Pitt Passport Login Page
  Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 8:49am Phishing Alert: Pending Message Scam from "Help Desk"

Scam mimics the helpdesk@pitt.edu email address and claims you must click a link to receive pending email messages.

Phishing Alert: Pending Message Scam from Fake Help Desk Address
  Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 3:43pm Vendor Maintenance to Briefly Affect ELN Service Tonight

Electronic Lab Notebooks may be unavailable from 1:00 to 1:30 a.m. on August 3.

Tags: Alerts ELN
Vendor Maintenance to Briefly Affect ELN Service Tonight
  Monday, August 1, 2016 - 1:11pm Phishing Alert: CourseWeb Notification Scam

Scam claims your CourseWeb access will expire soon unless you click a link to validate your credentials.

Phishing Alert: CourseWeb Notification Scam
  Friday, July 29, 2016 - 12:23pm SecureWeb Maintenance Scheduled for Upcoming Weekends

Maintenance will upgrade the service and enable it to provide more comprehensive scans.

SecureWeb Maintenance Scheduled for Upcoming Weekends
  Friday, July 29, 2016 - 12:17pm Phishing Alert: "Account Locked!" Scam

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

Phishing Alert: "Account Locked!" Scam
  Friday, July 29, 2016 - 8:51am Network Maintenance on July 30 to Affect Several Buildings

Maintenance will take place during the standard weekly downtime period.

Network Maintenance on July 30 to Affect Several Buildings
  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.

Tags: Alerts
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