Alerts & Notifications

  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.

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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