The scam typically begins as an automated robocall in Mandarin.
Alerts and Announcements
The Student Information System (PeopleSoft and PeopleSoft Mobile) will be unavailable during an extended maintenance period beginning at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15. We anticipate the system will be returned to service by early morning on Sunday, Dec. 16.
Maintenance begins at midnight on Thursday–Friday, Dec. 6–7 and ends at 3 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 7.
Microsoft has resolved the issue. Full service has been restored.
Be vigilant for these types of scams during the coming weeks.
There is no indication that the perpetrators of this scam possess any compromising information about the recipients.
As an alternative, the University provides Antivirus (Symantec Endpoint Protection) at no cost to all students, faculty, and staff.
Updates available for Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, and more.
The upgraded site features faster performance, better search results, and a mobile-friendly interface.
Vendor maintenance will be performed on the Student Information System (PeopleSoft and PeopleSoft Mobile) beginning at 7 p.m. on Saturday, November 17. This work is expected to last until 7 p.m. on Sunday, November 18.
Full service has been restored.
Box has resolved the issue that affected access to pitt.box.com earlier this evening.
Effective Nov. 12, 2018, only apps using TLS 1.1 and higher will work with Box.
The intermittent issue affecting access to PittNet Wi-Fi has been resolved. Full service has been restored.
The change takes effect on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018.
The intermittent issue affecting access to the PittNet VPN (Pulse Secure) service has been resolved.
PeopleSoft will be unavailable during scheduled vendor maintenance Oct. 27-28.
Microsoft has resolved the issue and restored full service.
Students can now activate and publish surveys without a sponsor.
Maintenance begins at midnight on Monday–Tuesday, Oct. 15–16, and ends at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16.