Current Security Threats

Fake 'internal' emails

2014-10-21 17:00:44

Fake emails appearing to come from 'lancaster.ac.uk' addresses and containing links to encrypted 'Internal Use' documents are arriving in University email inboxes. Delete the emails and do not click on links.  more »

Fake student loan email

2014-10-15 11:21:07

Fake emails claiming to be from Student Finance England (with the subject ‘Important loan information from SFE', and addressing you as 'Dear Student') are arriving in University email inboxes. Delete the emails and do not click on the 'Secure update page' link. Follow 'more>>' for a helpful video.  more »

Never Email Passwords

Today and Everyday

Never EVER answer email requests for your password. Do NOT respond to any request for your password, even if the requesting email appears to come from ISS, the University, your Bank, the Internal Revenue or the Queen.  more »

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