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Notice of Data Compromise

CaTS has been notified 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 Wright State students, faculty, and staff. The stolen credentials from the breach have also been discovered on publicly accessible sources.

You have been identified as a customer who used your Wright State email address to sign up for (website for the Chronicle of Higher Education). Below is information on how you can ensure both your Wright State and personal accounts remain safe:

  • If the password you used for the Chronicle of Higher Education is the same password used for any of your Wright State accounts, please change your password for those accounts. Visit for instructions on how to change your passwords. CaTS asks that you make completely unique passwords for your Wright State accounts.
  • Go to the Chronicle of Higher Education website ( and change your password immediately.
  • If you have used the Chronicle of Higher Education password for other sites you use, change the password on those sites as soon as possible.

If you have any questions, contact the CaTS Help Desk at 937-775-4827, or email