Security

  • Phishing attempt: Please ignore and delete

    We are getting reports of a phishing e-mail that has beeen sent to students and staff. If you receive this e-mail please be aware that it is fake. Please ignore and delete it. Example of the phishing e-mail is below:...

  • Account deactivation phishing email - 24 November 2016

    We are aware that some users have received a phishing email with the subject line: Deactivation Request. We have made steps to prevent further instances of this email being received. If you receive one of these emails, delete it and...

  • Yahoo user security

    As a result of the security incident involving Yahoo that has recently come to light, we are aware that some of you may have used the same security questions for both the Yahoo and University systems. If this is the case,...

  • Apple Mac & iOS Security - September 2016

    Last week, Apple released urgent security updates for all Mac and iOS products. We advise you to install these as best practice, in order to ensure the security of your devices. iOS 9.3.5 OS X 10.11.6  2016 - 001 (El Capitan)...

  • Essential security updates for Mac and iOS

    A critical vulnerability affecting both Apple iOS and OS X has been discovered that could attack a device simply through opening an infected image file. It is important that you update your Apple hardware as soon as possible so as...

  • Password hygiene

    In the last year more than 642 million account details have been breached and leaked on the internet from services such as Tumblr, LinkedIn and Myspace; to name just a few. If you are concerned that your credentials may have...

  • Removal of Quicktime player, 12 July 2016

    Computing Services will be removing Apple Quicktime Player from Windows computers from 12 July 2016.  We have taken this decision due to security vulnerabilities in the software and the removal of support for it by Apple. All media formats for...