Be aware of phishing emails, Tuesday, 5 April
Tue, 5 April 22
What is happening:
IT Services are aware of an increase in phishing emails. The email usually impersonates a member of staff, but is sent from a non UCD email address. If you receive a similar email, please mark the email as spam (in UCD Gmail) and then delete it.
Sample phishing email: "P.smyth.ucd.ie" to: "Zhanna.Murphy" date: 4 Apr 2022, 11:37:31 subject: Important Task Busy? Professor, Head Of School
- Use the Gmail web client instead of Outlook. To help avoid phishing, data breaches and fraud, UCD Gmail includes warning messages when it detects a spoofed or impersonated staff account.
- Always check the reply address before replying, verify links in emails and never download unexpected attachments.
- Ensure all computers are protected with Sophos Endpoint Protection. (Available from Software Downloads)
Who will this affect:
All Staff and Students.