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We have seen another increase in phishing emails over the last few weeks and this is having an impact on both staff and support services.

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We have had a mail sent to University staff this morning which is another scam. Read the rest of this entry »

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We have had a mail sent to University staff this morning which is another scam.

Do not click on the links in the email. We have taken steps to block the site and to mitigate the risks associated.

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Please note that the email that you may have received this morning is spam. Please do not click on any links in the mail. An image of the email is attached below.  Read the rest of this entry »

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We have had another phishing attack, which purports to come from IT Services. The email contains text as follows: Read the rest of this entry »

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IT Services have had an outbreak of phishing attacks where we have had to block accounts and websites. Read the rest of this entry »

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As part of the Anti-Spam system at the University of Reading, IT Services subscribe to a two blocklists, that are used to reduce the amount of Spam received. They do this by rejecting email that has come from an email server that has been reported as sending Spam and this significantly reduces the amount of Spam email that we are required to process. Read the rest of this entry »

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There has been an attempt yesterday, 1 March, to trap people into giving out their login details for University of Reading IT systems.

Should you receive an email with the subject line ‘Your email storage limit is low.’ simply delete it. Read the rest of this entry »

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