University at Buffalo Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating University at Buffalo regarding its recent data breach. The University at Buffalo data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


The University at Buffalo is a public university located in Buffalo, New York. As a public research university, the University at Buffalo has over 140 undergraduate programs and more than 300 graduate degrees. Ranked in the top 90 national universities, the University at Buffalo is a competitive school with the average GPA of admitted students being 3.67. The University at Buffalo has over 21,000 undergraduate students and an average annual tuition rate of is approximately $10,000 for in-state and $28,000 for out-of-state students. Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo began as a private medical college and has grown into a large comprehensive research university.


Recently, the University at Buffalo discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, the University at Buffalo determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through a vulnerability in the MOVEit file sharing platform used by the University at Buffalo, its benefits company TIAA, and its investment company Corebridge. On July 14, 2023, the University at Buffalo began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted through a post on its website. The exact type of information exposed has yet to be determined.

If you believe you have been impacted by the University at Buffalo, TIAA, or Corebridge data breach:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the University at Buffalo data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review any breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by the University at Buffalo;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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