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The most recent ITS Alerts affecting E-mail (spam, phishing) are listed below and are also published via the E-mail (spam, phishing) Alerts RSS feed. In addition to the alerts below, a list of the most recently analyzed entries in the Natiional Vulnerability Database (NVD) is provided on the right side of this page.

green boxResolved: Resolved: Resolved: authsmtp.psu.edu degraded service

Last updated on November 12, 2015 at 03:34:47 PM

On November 10, 2015 from around noon till 4:30 p.m, authsmtp.psu.edu was blocked by Comcast because of a misbehaving client.

green boxResolved: Known Error impacting WebMail: Investigation Underway

Last updated on September 3, 2015 at 11:46:37 AM

WebMail was restored to full functionality as of 11:38 AM. The service degradation stemmed from the same issue discovered on September 2.

green boxResolved: University Wide Infrastructure Outage

Last updated on July 23, 2015 at 02:51:33 PM

At 2:37pm systems started coming back online after it was discovered that a network hardware failure occurred. ITS is investigating the cause of this hardware failure.

green boxResolved: authsmtp.psu.edu degraded service

Last updated on January 14, 2015 at 12:02:42 PM

On January 14, 2014 around 04:10 a.m, authsmtp.psu.edu was blocked by Comcast because of a misbehaving client. We believe the block will be lifted by tomorrow. We will update the...read more

red boxUpdate: Phishing Email Appearing to Come from ITS Service Desk

Last updated on December 23, 2014 at 02:34:13 PM

An email is circulating that appears to be coming from the IT Service Desk. If the user clicks on the link it will result in their access account being locked....read more

green boxResolved: Production AIS and IdS Service Degradation - November 12

Last updated on November 13, 2014 at 10:28:27 AM

On Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at 10:59pm the following production Administrative Information Services (AIS) and Identity Services (IdS) services may experience a short outage (lasting up to 10 seconds) while...read more

green boxResolved: Production AIS IdS Service Degradation - November 3

Last updated on November 4, 2014 at 12:04:25 PM

On Monday, November 3, 2014, at 10:59pm the following production Administrative Information Services (AIS) and Identity Services (IdS) services may experience a short outage (lasting up to 2 seconds) while...read more

green boxResolved: Reported Phishing Scam E-mails

Last updated on October 2, 2014 at 04:31:27 PM

Users are being precautioned about phishing scams that may have been received between 12:30 and 2:00 PM via e-mail. The e-mails are coming from compromised accounts at other universities and...read more

green boxResolved: Resolved: authsmtp.psu.edu degraded service

Last updated on September 29, 2014 at 09:56:11 AM

On September 28, 2014 around 11:30 p.m., authsmtp.psu.edu was blocked by AOL because of a misbehaving client. This was resolved around 8:30 a.m. on September 29, 2014. Mail was delayed...read more

green boxResolved: authsmtp.psu.edu degraded service

Last updated on September 29, 2014 at 09:19:04 AM

On September 26, 2014 around 02:30 a.m., authsmtp.psu.edu was blocked by Comcast because of a misbehaving client. We believe the block will be lifted by tomorrow. We will update the...read more

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