Be aware of WhatsApp Phishing messages, Wednesday, 29 June

Wed, 29 June 22


What is happening:

IT Services is aware of an increase in WhatsApp phishing messages targeting the University community. The messages typically impersonates the names of senior members of the University community and are being sent from Irish mobile numbers. If you receive a suspicious message, WhatsApp recommends that you report the message, block the sender, and delete the message.

Please review the following WhatsApp support page for more details about spam and unwanted WhatsApp messages. For more details about Phishing, please visit IT Services Phishing awareness page.

When is it happening:

Thursday, 23 June, 08:30-09:00.

Who will this affect:

All Staff and Students.