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Stay Safe: Cyber Security Tips

Information on how to stay safe and avoid cyber criminals during the COVID-19 pandemic

During this unprecedented crisis, we rely more than ever on technology to study, work, communicate with others and do our shopping and payments.

Along with the fact that we spend more time online, many scammers and cyber criminals are exploiting the uncertainty and the fear surrounding the pandemic to their advantage.
We need to be extremely cautious and follow the tips and guidance provided to stay safe.
In this page, we have put together some useful links and information to assist students and avoid cyber crime incidents in our community.

See the resource put together by the University's Information and Data Compliance team:

Information on Scams Targeting Students
Are you being targeted by scammers?
Contact IT helpdesk | IDC | Campus Security | Wellbeing Support Services
External sites with internet safety advice and updates on COVID-19 related scams:
Safe in Warwickshire | Action Fraud page for COVID-19 | Take Five to Stop Fraud
Have you spotted a suspicious email?

You can also report it to the National Cyber Security Centre

through the Suspicious Email Reporting Service (SERS)