Virus warning over Lancashire police emails

Lancashire Constabulary is urging people not to open any emails received from the force this morning over virus fears.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 21st October 2015, 3:55 pm
Email alert
Email alert

A message posted on social media states: “If you have received an email from Lancashire Constabulary this morning do not open it and delete it immediately as it may contain a virus.

“If you have opened an email or attachment from us and are now experiencing problems with your computer please follow the following advice;

•Run a virus check and quarantine any suspicious items highlighted by your anti-virus software

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•If you are a business user telephone your own IT department for further advice

We are aware of this issue and are working to resolve it, please do not contact us to report it.”

A force spokesman said the email system had not been hacked and there was no security issue.