UIT Alert: DDoS Attack

Current Status

ResolvedServices have been restored.

Affected Services

  • Blackboard Learn 9
  • Blackboard Vista 8
  • Finance
  • UH Website
  • UHS Website
  • UH Wired network
  • Link to external Internet

Event Updates

DisruptedBetween 13:33 and 13:45, the University of Houston experienced a targeted Distributed Denial of Service attack
February 5, 2013 , 1:33 PM
During the incident, several critical services were partially disrupted. Services impacted by the event include WWW services including PeopleSoft Web Services, WWW.UH.EDU, Blackboard Vista and Learn, PeopleSoft SA, PeopleSoft Finance, network and Internet services.  IT Security is investigating the incident at this time.
ResolvedServices have been restored.
February 5, 2013 , 1:45 PM
The denial of service attack ceased, allowing services to operate normally.