Phishing is an email that tries to trick you in to giving out personal information, or visiting fake websites. Responding to a phishing attack can:
People who engineer phishing scams are criminals and hackers. Watch the video on this page to learn more.
The University has a short online course to help you identify these types of emails. The course takes less than 15 minutes to complete and is available to all staff via Blackboard.
If you think you’re a victim of a phishing email, or that your PC has become infected, telephone us immediately on 0161 306 5544.
If you receive a suspicious email: