Contacting the Computer Emergency Response Team
If you think your machine has been attacked or other activity of concern is taking place, contact the York CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team).
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
GPG may be used to encrypt communications with us, using key
0x7E9C737A ( 2kb download) (also available on public keyservers).
If your information is urgent or confidential, please phone:
- Arthur Clune: +44 (0) 1904 328470
- Gavin Atkinson: +44 (0)1904 323738
Anti-virus software and PC updates
Files: security and policy
Remember to keep your password private. IT Services staff will never ask you to reveal your password by email, in person, or on the phone.
Information for anyone responsible for running systems or looking after computers on campus (but who is not a Departmental Computing Officer) is available via the net-contacts mailing list.
- To subscribe, email email@example.com and ask to be added to the net-contacts mailing list.
If you really want to keep up-to-date with security issues and can cope with a fairly high-volume list, you may also wish to subscribe to: