Caution regarding phishing emails


September 17th, 2021

Digital and Technology Services have identified that phishing emails have been sent to a number of staff and students today (Friday 17 September). We are currently in the process of dealing with this issue.  

 Examples of the phishing emails are below:  

 Subject: Re: University of Nottingham 

screen shot of phishing email

Subject: SECURITY ALART 

Screen shot of phishing email

The link that is given in these emails has now been blocked and cannot be accessed from the university network.  

  •  I have clicked on the link in this email and entered details, what should I do?  

Please phone the IT Service Desk on 0115 95 16677 and tell them that you have entered details in the link that was given in a phishing email. You should also change your university password using the guidance on our webpage.   

  • I have received this email and clicked on the link, but have not entered any details, what should I do?  

Please delete the email. No further action is required.  

We ask all staff and students to remain cautious. If you are unsure about an email that you have received, please report it and delete it. Do not click on any links that are included.  

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