Cyberattacks, identity theft, and online scams are all over the news lately. Many attacks against institutions like FIT succeed because of something a community member did (clicking on something they shouldn’t) or didn’t do (use a strong password). Join us Thursday, April 6 for Cybersafe Day, to learn what you should and shouldn’t do. Register […]
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 […]
We are continuing the practice of using FIT’s winter recess to upgrade technology services and perform critical maintenance on our major systems. All IT services may be unavailable from Tuesday, December 27 through Thursday, December 29 between 7 am and 7 pm. IT services include but are not limited to: MyFIT Blackboard INB Banner […]
On November 7th, 2016 Google began a gradual rollout of an updated Gmail app for iOS. The updated app will include new features and bug fixes. What this means for you: If you already have the Gmail app installed on your iPhone or iPad — you can continue to use the existing app until you […]
FIT Community: Google has informed FIT of a password syncing issue. Random users are receiving a message indicating their password has been changed. Users will need to change their password to regain access to their accounts. The following link provides detailed instructions: How to Change Your Password. Accounts have not been compromised Thank you for your […]
Your FIT email address is your FIT Username followed by the domain @fitnyc.edu. FIT uses G Suite for Education and email accounts use the Gmail platform. While your FIT email address will end with @fitnyc.edu and not @gmail.com, the look and functionality will be the same as an @gmail.com account. The major difference will be […]
If I have logged into MyFIT and click on the Gmail icon on the top right of the page, why do I have then log in a second time to get into my Gmail account or why does my personal Gmail account come up? This process is by design. Since email is such an important […]
The problem with Gmail should be resolved. Please rest assured that system reliability is a top priority at Google, and we are making continuous improvements to make our systems better. This only affected IMAP connections to Gmail. Thank you for your patience and continued support.
Google has received reports of an issue with Gmail. They are currently investigating the problem that is only affecting IMAP connections to Gmail. Please check back for updates or visit to the Google Apps Status Dashboard.