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Updated statement on Lancaster University cyber incident

A 25-year old man from Bradford has been arrested on suspicion of committing Computer Misuse Act (CMA) and fraud offences, following the recent cyber incident affecting Lancaster University.

Officers from the NCA’s National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU) arrested the man on Monday (22 July) and he has since been released under investigation while enquiries are ongoing. 

Information on how businesses and individuals can protect themselves from cyber criminals is available on the National Cyber Security Centre’s website –

Businesses or individuals can report cyber attacks to Action Fraud via their website –

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