Elsevier platform (e.g. Mendeley, Scopus, ScienceDirect) compromised–Please change your account password (3/26/2019)

Notice–Elsevier platform (e.g. Mendeley, Scopus, ScienceDirect) system compromise–PLEASE CHANGE YOUR ACCOUNT PASSWORD

 

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/vbw8b9/elsevier-user-passwords-exposed-online

 

According to the article they’ll be notifying users, but if you have an account on an Elsevier platform (e.g. Mendeley, Scopus, ScienceDirect) you should change your password now, as well as changing the password on any other accounts you have that use the same password as your Elsevier accounts.

 

Here are some more detailed guidelines from another library: https://library.carleton.ca/library-news/possible-leak-personal-information-elsevier