|The investigation of a data security incident involving Accellion,
communicated on March 23, 2021, remains a priority.|
We continue to work with leading cybersecurity experts and are cooperating with ongoing law enforcement investigation of this matter.
The cyber criminals associated with the Accellion security incident may send related phishing emails to members of the University community. We encourage you to be vigilant and follow the safe email and text message practices below.
Once the investigation and data analysis are complete, we will notify affected individuals by postal mail under applicable laws and regulations.
Members of the University community who have questions or receive inquiries about the incident should refer those questions and inquiries to (855) 757-0247, which is available between 9:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
As a reminder, safe email practices protect you and the entire University community. Here are some safety tips:
Don't reply to emails, texts, or pop-up messages that ask for your personal or financial information.
Never use links in an email or text message to connect to a website unless you are absolutely sure they are authentic.
Don't get pressured into providing sensitive information.
Watch out for generic-looking requests for information.
Never open email attachments or submit confidential information via forms embedded within suspicious email or text messages.
More information about safe email and other security practices can be found at https://security.it.miami.edu/stay-safe/sec-articles/index.html.