Service Restored: E-mail to Yahoo and AOL

Last Updated: 10/12/2012
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Start Date & Time

Wed, 10/10/2012 - 1:53pm

End Date & Time

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 9:30am

Description

Service Restored at 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 12:  Email sent from @colorado.edu addresses is no longer blocked by AOL or Yahoo.

Service Issue Update at 9:52 p.m. Oct. 11: Email sent from @colorado.edu email addresses is no longer blocked by Yahoo; however, email sent to AOL may still be delayed. OIT continues to work with AOL to address the issue, and more information will be posted here as it becomes available.

Service Issue Update at 3:32 p.m. Oct. 10:  OIT has worked with Yahoo and AOL to request that email sent from @colorado.edu addresses be unblocked. Email should be unblocked over the next several hours. OIT will continue to monitor the situation, and more information will be posted here as it becomes available.

Service Issue Reported at 1:53 p.m. Oct. 10:  OIT is receiving reports that email sent from @colorado.edu addresses to Yahoo and AOL 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: 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: http://oit.colorado.edu/news/spam_filtering.

Impact

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

Affected Services

@colorado.edu d-mail addresses