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August Microsoft Security Update

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 5:29pm

Install the security updates necessary to remediate these vulnerabilities by using Microsoft's Windows Update feature on your computer. 

Student Information System (PeopleSoft) Extended Maintenance Scheduled for July 31 - Aug. 1

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 3:28pm


The Student Information System (PeopleSoft) will be unavailable during an extended maintenance period from 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 31, through 7 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 1.

The system will be returned to service earlier if work is completed ahead of schedule. This maintenance is necessary to maintain the stability and reliability of the Student Information System.

Phishing Alert: Fraudulent Email Attempts to Steal Recipient’s Personal Information

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 4:37pm

Pitt Information Technology has identified an email phishing scam targeting faculty and staff that purports to be from the University but originates from an outside source. It is likely that the intent of the scammers is to gain access to the recipient’s Pitt accounts, as well as obtain information for use in stealing the person’s identity.

Phishing Alert: OneDrive Shared Document Scam

Monday, July 12, 2021 - 2:06pm

Pitt Information Technology has identified an email phishing scam targeting the University that claims to contain a link to a recipient’s document in OneDrive. The link leads to a malicious website, which asks for the user’s name and password. This scam may appear to originate from a email address or from outside the University.