Tips to help keep you, your email and your other data, safe and secure online.
For free expert advice on how to stay safe online, go to getsafeonline.org. Here you will find details information regarding your passwords, phishing and scam emails, fraud and much more.
All University emails from ServiceLine when opened using the Outlook icon on your desktop will display the following image:
Some emails are sent to try to trick you into revealing passwords, or other information about yourself such as bank details. Remember we will never ask for your password.
Spam emails may feature some of the following warning signs:
Two recent examples of scam emails sent to University staff from a soton.ac.uk email address can be found below:
This would for be for two reasons either:
Further information on spam and scam emails can be found here: Spam and scam emails
By connecting to the University network, you are agreeing to the University’s terms and conditions of internet browsing which includes information on breaching copyright. The Conditions of Use states:
This does not include any activities which: Are illegal This includes breaching copyright by making any copies of, or providing for copying, any copyrighted electronic works (such as music, films, TV or radio programs) without the consent of the copyright owner. This includes downloading and sharing. A work that is available to be copied does not mean it is available legally.