We are contacting individuals who have an IMAP mailbox to inform them of this change.
Alerts & Notifications
Six critical vulnerabilities affect Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Edge, Office, and Adobe Flash Player.
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.
Scam claims to be from IT Service Desk support and states that Webmail has been improved.
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 webpage which attempts to steal the user's credentials.
Scam email claims to be a message that your TIAA account will expire soon.
Scam email claims to be a new, important message from University of Pittsburgh President.
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.
Scam claims new authentication requirements are coming and you must click a link to log in and set up Duo multifactor authentication.
UPMC has resolved the issue and access to Pitt resources from Rangos Research Center has been restored.
Enhancements arrive Dec. 21 that will make it faster and easier to access University resources and information.
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.
- Search More Easily: Try the powerful new search bar.
- Browse More Quickly: Find services in a flash with new task icons.
- Ask Cathy: Connect with familiar services and discover new ones.
Learn more at http://pi.tt/mypittenhanced
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 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.
LabArchives, the service provider for the Electronic Lab Notebook service will be performing maintenance on Sunday, November 27th.