UD IT Security Response
During June 2014, Kroll Advisory Services is sending letters about a change in
their service to all UD subscribers.
The University of Delaware has concluded its investigation into
the July data security breach.
The University of Delaware
experienced a cyberattack in which files were taken
that included confidential personal information of more than
74,000 individuals: about 72,000 current and past employees, including student employees, and fewer that 2,000 non-employees who
received a payment from the University.
The confidential personal information includes names, addresses,
UD IDs (employee identification numbers) and Social Security
- The University has sent notifications to those affected via
email and U.S. Mail.
- The University has retained the services of Kroll Advisory
Solutions, a global leader in risk mitigation and response, that
will provide free credit monitoring services to those whose
information was compromised.
- If you received a letter or email with a membership number,
follow the instructions in the letter.
- If you have not yet received a letter or email and do not have a
UDelNet ID, contact Kroll Advisory Solutions directly at
1-877-309-0016 to see if you are affected and, if so, to receive further
We remind you to safeguard your private information. Do not respond to unsolicited requests for your personal information. The
University will not contact you and ask to confirm
any of your personal information. If an unknown person
contacts you and claims that he or she can help you if you would
just confirm your personal information, do not surrender any
information. No one from the University, Kroll Advisory
Solutions or any other reputable organization will contact you
to request your personal information.
As more information becomes available, we will update this