You may or may not have noticed that since the start of the year, EKU has been bombarded with phishing attempts and spam emails. This was, in large part, due to compromised student email accounts.
IT identified around 275 student accounts last week that were hacked and sending out large amounts of spam emails. We watched them for a week, waiting for students to identify email issues and change their passwords, before moving on our fix.
On Tuesday, January 24, IT reset email passwords and stopped any email forwarding in accounts that were still compromised.
If students were locked out of their accounts: