Security Tools and Protection

At a glance

  • Be wary of unsolicited emails, especially regarding password changes. Attempts to take control of websites by using fake emails are becoming increasingly common. If in doubt, call and check that an email is genuine before clicking any of the links.
  • We are committed to taking appropriate measures to keep .uk safe
  • We provide you with free tools to take action against illegal online activity at a domain name level:
  1. Phishing feed – provides information about domains on your account that are suspected of being involved in phishing
  2. Investigation lock – locks domain names by removing them from the zone file and preventing changes from being made

The .uk domain name plays an important role in the UK and global economy.  Our research has shown us that UK consumers have a greater level of trust in .uk domain names with 77% preferring to click on a .uk search result over a .com.

This level of trust in the security and integrity of .uk is encouraging and we are committed to delivering against this expectation and take appropriate measures to keep .uk safe.

If you have any questions about these tools or any security or anti-abuse issues, please contact our customer services team on 01865 332233 or by email: support@nominet.org.uk