10:20 10/07/18 – Spam email alert – “System Migration” – asking users to verify account

UPDATE: This particular email and the links within do not pose a threat. However, other phishing attempts may pose a threat.

We have reports of a new phishing email claiming to come from IT (see below).

Note the sender address is not ours: “it@reading-ac.uk”

Note that there is a ‘dash’ instead of the usual ‘dot’. This is not an official University of Reading email address.

There is a also a link in the email with the same fake domain.

Please always check links in emails by hovering the cursor over them.

Never respond to unsolicited emails, click on links or open attachments. Further help can be found on the IT website.