10:00 27/03/17 New phishing email warning

We have had reports of a new phishing email that attempts to disguise itself as an email from payroll.

It looks like this:

Do not open any links or attachments in this email as it could potentially harm your computer and put your personal information at risk.

To reduce the likelihood of being caught out:

  • Remain vigilant when looking at an email.  Do you recognise the sender? Should you be receiving an email around this subject? If no, then you should not open any attachments or links in this email.
  • If you receive one of these emails then you should delete it. If you have any concerns then you should contact IT on ex 6262 or at it@reading.ac.uk

If you receive an email you are unsure about then please do not hesitate to contact our Service Desk.