Due to the winter storm, the college, including the Gladys Marcus Library, The Museum at FIT and the Computer Labs, will be closed on Thursday, February 9. Unless otherwise announced, classes will be held on Friday, February 10. Additional details are posted at fitnyc.edu.
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The U.S. Internal Revenue Service issued a reminder warning to all employers about an email identity-theft scam that spoofs emails from senior management, payroll or human resource departments to trick employees into revealing sensitive information such as their W-2 forms. Scammers are targeting schools, nonprofits, and other organizations. How the scam works The cyber criminal […]
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 Thursday, February 9 we will be deploying patches for R25, FARS, TechHelp Self-Service […]
Resolved January 30 at 4:24 pm The sporadic outages earlier today were caused by the current equipment supporting Blackboard being unable to direct increased traffic appropriately. We have worked with Open SUNY to restore services and will schedule downtime to install new equipment. Original Message January 30 at 12:05 pm We have contacted Open SUNY about […]
What is Ransomware? Ransomware is computer malware that encrypts the files on your PC, making them (and often your whole computer) unusable. It may also encrypt files on network drives that you have access to, like your N: drive. You regain access to the files by paying a ransom to receive a decryption key. In […]
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.
“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.