Service Restored: E-mail Sent to Comcast and Yahoo

Last Updated: 11/28/2012
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Start Date & Time

Tue, 11/27/2012 - 12:17pm

End Date & Time

Wed, 11/28/2012 - 9:22am

Description

Service Restored at 9:22 a.m. on Nov. 29, 2012:  Email sent from @colorado.edu addresses is no longer blocked by Comcast or Yahoo.

Service Issue Reported at 12:15 p.m. on Nov. 28, 2012:  OIT is receiving reports that email sent from @colorado.edu addresses to Comcast and Yahoo email accounts may be blocked or delayed. Internet Service Providers often temporarily block email for security purposes. OIT is investigating the situation, and more information will be posted here as it becomes available.

To learn more about phishing attempts and how to not fall prey to them, visit OIT’s Security Awareness website at http://oit.colorado.edu/it-security/security-awareness/phishing.

To learn more about compromised accounts, spam and email filtering, visit this page on the OIT website at http://oit.colorado.edu/news/spam_filtering.

Impact

E-mail sent from @colorado.edu addresses to Comcast and Yahoo! e-mail accounts may be blocked or delayed

Affected Services

@colorado.edu e-mail