Information services has learned that the Chronicle of Higher Education recently suffered a data breach, most likely in February 2020. The breach affected approximately 3.5 million Chronicle of Higher Education users, some of whom are University of Portland students, faculty, and staff. The stolen credentials from the breach have also been discovered on publicly accessible sources.
If you have a Chronicle account, change your password immediately. If you have used the same or a similar password for any other account, those passwords should be changed as well.
Individuals can also contact The Chronicle of Higher Education support at 1-833-579-1097, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., ET to inquire with any further questions regarding one’s account.
Please feel free to contact Andrew Ridenour, information security analyst, at email@example.com or x7626.