Alerts & Notifications
Enhancements arrive Dec. 21 that will make it faster and easier to access University resources and information.
Microsoft has resolved an issue that briefly affected SharePoint and OneDrive for Business earlier this morning.
The University Data Warehouse will be unavailable from 8:00 p.m. December 9 through 8:00 p.m. December 10.
Security researchers have uncovered a new malicious software attack targeting Android devices.
New email scam includes a PDF that directs readers to a harmful Web page.
We are continuing to monitor the situation, and the cause of the issue is still actively being investigated.
12:15 p.m., Tuesday, November 22, 2016
The vendor issue that impacted University telephone service yesterday is not currently affecting the University’s phone system. Calls to and from external phone numbers are functioning normally at this time. We are continuing to monitor the situation, and the cause of the issue is still actively being investigated. If you experience a reoccurrence of this issue, please contact the Technology Help Desk at 412-624-HELP  to report it.
11:55 a.m., Monday, November 21, 2016
LabArchives, the service provider for the Electronic Lab Notebook service will be performing maintenance on Sunday, November 27th.
LabArchives, the service provider for the Electronic Lab Notebook service will be performing maintenance on Sunday, November 27 during the University’s standard downtime period. The Electronic Lab Notebook service will be unavailable between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m. EST on Sunday, November 27 while maintenance is completed. Users of the Electronic Lab Notebooks service will not be able to access the service during the maintenance period. A vendor announcement is currently displayed within LabArchives to provide users with advanced notice about the scheduled maintenance.
Be vigilant for telephone phishing scams that attempt to trick you into divulging sensitive personal data.
Remember to be vigilant for telephone phishing scams that attempt to trick you into divulging sensitive personal data. These scams may take the form of an automated message claiming that a lawsuit has been filed against you, a call claiming to provide technology support, or even calls claiming to be from the FBI to discuss student loans or dues, delinquent taxes, or overdue parking tickets.
The issue affecting IP phones has been resolved.
The issue that affected network access to some buildings has been resolved.
The network issue that affected access to several buildings on the Pittsburgh campus earlier this afternoon has been resolved.
Six critical vulnerabilities affect Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, and Edge.
Microsoft Corporation has announced six new critical security vulnerabilities affecting Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, 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.
2:14 p.m., Tuesday, November 1, 2016
The issue that earlier today affected the ability of students, faculty, and staff to access the Student Information System (PeopleSoft) has been resolved. Access to the Student Information System has been restored.
12:52 p.m., Tuesday, November 1, 2016
An issue is affecting the ability of students, faculty, and staff to access the Student Information System (PeopleSoft). CSSD engineers are aware of the issue and working to resolve it as quickly as possible. Updates will be posted as they become available.
Computing Services and Systems Development (CSSD) is responding to a new email phishing scam that claims that the user has a new, important message from Pitt faculty/staff. The message contains a link to a malicious Web page. The email scam appears to originate from the University.
Scam email claims to be a new, important message from Pitt faculty/staff.
Computing Services and Systems Development (CSSD) is responding to a series of new email phishing scams that claim to be messages requiring immediate action. These messages contain a link to a malicious web page. These email scams appear to originate from the University or the IT Help Desk.