Information Technology Services (ITS)

Department of Computer Science

Published on: December 15, 2014

Security breach advisory

The University of Toronto would like to inform current students, staff and faculty of a privacy breach. The Department of Computer Science has experienced a computer security breach, confined to computer science, by an individual who has been identified, and an investigation is in progress.

The police have been notified.

The security of your information is very important to us. On learning of the breach, the University and the Department of Computer Science immediately went to work to assess the situation, to protect your information, and ensure the security of our systems. Once the breach was identified steps were taken to stop the unauthorized access. The breach is under investigation.

In the unlikely event that the University becomes aware of any privacy or security concerns that could reasonably be expected to affect current students, staff or faculty directly, we will contact those individuals with further information.

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding this incident please contact  and