Another Email Scam Targets Students - Beware!

September 25, 2017

A sophisticated phishing scam is currently targeting students at several UK universities.

  • The emails try to spoof the email addresses of University Finance Departments.
  • A popular email subject is “You have been awarded a student grant”.
  • The emails include links to web pages that are branded as university websites, with web forms asking for large amounts of personal information.

IT Services have produced advice for how to deal with suspected phishing emails. Phishing scams aimed at students are very common at the start of the academic year (and at the start of each term).

It’s also worth reading the guide to scams targeting students in the UK.

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