Report An Incident

Data Breach


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If you think your computer has been compromised and you have restricted data such as Social Security Numbers or Personal Health Information, report it immediately.

  1. If it is still in your possession, remove the computing system from the campus network.
  2. Do not turn the system off / shut it down.
  3. Do not run anti-virus, anti-spyware, or other "cleaning" tools.
  4. Campus: Contact the OIT Help Desk at (949) 824-2222 to report that a potential data breach has occurred and request immediate notification of the OIT Security Team and the Security Breach Lead Campus Authorities. Send detailed information to security@uci.edu and security-lca@uci.edu.
  5. UCI Health: If you think there has been a HIPAA violation, please use the confidential line to report it to UC Irvine's Health Privacy Officer at 1-888-456-7006 or contact the UCI Health Service Desk at 714-456-3333 and request the Data Security team.

Stolen Computer, Laptop, Phone, Tablet, or other Device


  1. File a report with the UC Irvine Police Department.
  2. If you a university employee, report it to your supervisor or school administration.
  3. If you have university restricted data, immediately follow the data breach process above.

UCInetID Compromised


If you think your UCInetID password has been stolen or your account has been inappropriately accessed:

  1. Immediately reset your password.
  2. Notify the OIT Security Team by emailing security@uci.edu or contact the UCI Health Service Desk at 714-456-3333 and request the Data Security team.
  3. If you are a University employee, also notify your supervisor.
  4. If appropriate, file a report with the UC Irvine Police Department.

Abuse


To report spamming or other abuse from a UC Irvine system, please send an email to abuse@uci.edu.