Universities targeted by HR Phishing Campaign

The City of London Police have notified us of a phishing campaign that seeks access to HR and payroll systems. Convincing University-branded emails, some containing salary increase promises, are being sent to University staff across the UK.  These emails direct staff to landing pages that are convincing copies of University intranet/HR portal login screens. Login …

Phishing emails target new students

New students are an easy target for phishing email scams. The BBC recently reported on a phishing scam that specifically targets new University students. The scam email looks like it is from a University’s finance department and prompts students to fill in a form online with their personal banking details in order to claim a grant. …