The spoof calls began at 9:30 a.m. Monday and affected “several of Harvard’s professional schools,” FAS, and the University’s central administration.
In the days after the 2016 presidential election, a group of hackers tied to the Russian government launched a phishing scheme through a fake Harvard email address in an attempt to spread malware to American think tanks and nonprofits.
College students will have to use a new two-step verification system starting Oct. 19 to access most online Harvard resources, following the implementation of HarvardKey last spring.
A blackout darkened most of Harvard’s River Houses and freshman dorms for about an hour Thursday night and into Friday morning.
Four graduate schools joined the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the Harvard Divinity School on my.harvard, the University’s online student information system, this fall.
University Chief Information Officer Anne H. Margulies wrote in an email that some users’ passwords for HarvardKey, the University’s new online login system that rolled out last academic year, may have been exposed.
While students said they have noticed sporadic Wi-Fi disconnections in recent weeks which have caused concern, the Harvard University Information Technology office has seen no evidence of wide-ranging disruptions.
After the Undergraduate Council called on Harvard University Information Technology to extend a deadline for switching to HarvardKey, the University’s new online authentication system, HUIT clarified Monday that College students have until June 1, not April 20, to register.