security

  • Phishing email being sent to users

    We have had reports that a phishing email with the subject line "Your email has been blacklisted" has been received in some users' inboxes. If you receive this email then please ignore and delete this. We have now made a...

  • Security bug in Apple Mac High Sierra operating system

    Update from Apple, 16:40:  Apple have released a security update   which patches the vulnerability that allowed an attacker to bypass administrator authentication without supplying the administrator's password. It is essential that you install this update as soon as possible.  ...

  • New look for Single Sign-On service

    Following the scheduled maintenance to Single Sign-On, next Wednesday 11 October, the service will have a new look! When you login you will see an updated login screen, which is more in keeping with other University web pages. Logging on...

  • Ransomware email: be vigilant

    There have been reports that an educational institution has been targetted by a ransomware email. It contains an attachment that, when opened, scrambles files on your computer and on shared drives. As a result of these reports, we recommend that...

  • WannaCrypt Ransomware - please be vigilant

    You will be aware of the news reports of ransomware attacks on the NHS and many other institutions around the world.  Ransomware attacks are mainly launched via email and are a major threat to our data. To protect against these,...