Phishing catches victims in minutes

April 16th, 2015 | Posted by Jennifer Kennedy in IT security

shutterstock_178117097Don’t get caught by phishing scams.  This article on the BBC website shows how easy it is for people to be duped by phishing emails.

Sheffield Hallam University runs virus protection and scam detection software and regularly deploys update patches to maintain security when vulnerabilities are discovered. The size of the University and the number of emails we receive mean there are still risks though – and you can also be exposed to cyber-threats at home.  It’s therefore important to be constantly mindful of the dangers and what to look out for.

This guide offers advice on avoiding phishing scams

You can also read the Sheffield Hallam University Staying Safe Online leaflet

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