Update Saturday, May 25th:
As of 9:45AM Blackboard maintenance has been completed earlier than expected as we deferred the upgrade to CU9. Blackboard is available once more.
Updated Monday, May 20th:
Blackboard will be unavailable Saturday, May 25th, from 5 AM - 6 PM (Eastern). We will be upgrading to Blackboard Learn 9.1 Q2 2018 Cumulative Update 9 (more info at 'What Is New').
Phishing scams use fraudulent emails to get users to reveal confidential information. Such emails usually look like they come from a legitimate organization such as Blackboard but contain links to illegitimate sites.
Blackboard has become aware of a mass phishing scam targeting customers using Blackboard Learn. To be clear, Blackboard Learn has not been hacked -- these are emails sent directly from a spammer to emails it may have harvested by spidering the institution's websites for email addresses.
For more information see: http://help.sset.jhu.edu/x/GoBpAQ
Welcome to the Blackboard e-Education platform—designed to enable educational innovations everywhere by connecting people and technology.