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Alerts & Notifications

Reminder: CourseWeb Maintenance Scheduled for Aug. 17-22

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 12:15pm


CourseWeb (Blackboard Learn), the University of Pittsburgh's Web-based learning management system, will be moved to a cloud-based, managed hosting environment during an extended maintenance period this August. The transition is currently scheduled to begin Wednesday, August 17 at 11:59 p.m. and will conclude by 8:00 a.m. on Monday, August 22. Access to CourseWeb will be unavailable during the maintenance period.

August Microsoft Security Bulletins

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 3:45pm
Five critical vulnerabilities affect Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Edge.

Office 365 Login Pages Move to Pitt Passport on August 13

Friday, August 5, 2016 - 3:35pm


The login pages that provide direct access to Office 365 services will change to Pitt Passport on August 13 during the standard downtime period. Pitt Passport, the University’s Single Sign-On solution, delivers a consistent, trusted login experience across University services.

Phishing Alert: Webmail Scam Mimics Pitt Passport Login Page

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 11:43am


Computing Services and Systems Development (CSSD) is responding to a new email phishing scam that claims your webmail has been placed on "limitation" status because an unrecognized device has attempted to log in. The email asks readers to click a link to keep their Pitt account safe. 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 University email address.