New phishing attack

Many University staff and students have this morning, reported receiving a phishing email with subject line “Email Validation: University of STIRLING”. This is a screenshot of the email – below we have listed below the characteristics that can help identify it as a scam. Issues from the top down From field – on this occasion […]

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Phishing emails

Receiving phishing emails is something that happens with a regular occurrence. We are always happy to help you identify these types of emails. Forward anything you are concerned about to information.centre@stir.ac.uk Recently a member of staff forwarded an email to us that was a very good example. Look at the email below carefully, be suspicious […]

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SECURITY ALERT – Blue button phishing scam

UPDATE 11.30, 25/1/19The blue button phishing attack appears to be dissipating although we are still resetting user accounts if we discover they have been compromised. The vast majority of blue button related ingoing and outgoing email was blocked by approx 12pm yesterday but it took the best part of the rest of the day for the Information Centre to work through the backlog […]

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