Cyber criminals are taking advantage of college students looking for work and wanting to make extra money during their limited free time. Scammers target student emails and places students look for work and to connect with employers. Below you will find some of the scams meant to target students looking for a job.
Home to scheduled maintenance, happening now, and news.
“Can you hear me now?” “Hold on let me go upstairs – I am in the basement.” No doubt you’ve been on one end of this conversation. Cell tower signals cannot or are weakened when trying to penetrate through the layers of concrete and other building materials to reach subterranean levels. As of Monday, January 30, 2017, there […]
A database server responsible to for password authentication required a reboot. The reboot may cause a delay in password synchronization until 11 am. If your password is expiring, we request that you wait until later today to reset it; if your password must be reset, you may experience a delay in being able to access select […]
Facilities have scheduled an electrical shutdown in the Business and Liberal Arts Center on Saturday, January 28, beginning at 10 pm and continuing through Sunday, January 29, at 6 am. The shutdown will allow FIT’s electrical contractor to complete an assessment of existing electrical service to the building in preparation for the replacement of the building’s fire pump later in the spring. Although the shutdown is in the Business and Liberal Arts […]
Resolved January 27 at 3:47 pm Our Network team has restored connectivity for the 16th floor of 333 7th Avenue. Original Message January 27 at 12:28 pm Our Network team is responding to reports of a network outage on the 16th floor of 333 7th Avenue. Clients are stating they are unable to connect to the internet.
How the Phishing attack works The newest phishing scam is so “efficient” that many experienced technical users have reported falling for it. The scam tricks Gmail users into revealing their login credentials.The phishing attack starts with an email that contains what appears to be an attached PDF document, but is, in reality, an embedded image […]
Resolved Message Jan. 20 at 4:28 PM Verizon experienced a hardware failure earlier today resulting in disruptions to FIT phone service. We have worked with the Verizon to restore services. We will continue to monitor the FIT phone network and Verizon has scheduled additional maintenance for next week to prevent further disruptions. Original Message Jan. […]
The Division of Information Technology regularly deploys patches to fix or improve computer programs or supporting data. Patch deployment is a critical part of maintaining the security of FIT systems and the FIT network; fixing security vulnerabilities, bugs, and improving overall performance. On Tuesday, January 17 through Friday, January 20 we will be deploying patches […]
On Friday, January 20, at 4 pm, IT will be performing a reboot and redundancy test of the FIT phone system. During this time, FIT phone service may be unavailable for the college’s offices at 333 Seventh Avenue. Internet accessibility, cell service, and FIT mobile phones will not be affected by this work. Employees who […]
FIT will be closed on Monday, January 16th for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. As a reminder, when the college is closed the Administrative Offices at FIT are also closed – including the Division of Information Technology. If you have questions while the college is closed you can email TechHelp@fitnyc.edu and we will reply as […]