Month: May 2016

Phishing scam alert

An unknown number of users have received a phishing scam message with the subject line “Your grant information from the University of Dundee” (click on the image below to view in full size).

spam

The sender “University of Dundee” is not an official University account and is blocked at the gateway to ensure it cannot issue further messages into our email system.

If you have received this message, please refrain from clicking on the link as you may be introducing a security threat to your computer.

More information about Phishing and how to identify email scams can be found on our website.

Please contact the IT Service Desk if you have clicked on the attachment or need additional information.

Phishing scam alert

It has come to our attention that a phishing scam message with the subject line “Important account information” has been distributed to an unknown number of UoD members.

The sender “University of Dundee” is not an official University account and is blocked at the gateway to ensure it cannot issue further messages into our email system.

If you have received this message, please refrain from clicking on the link as you may be introducing a security threat to your computer.

More information about Phishing and how to identify email scams can be found on our website.

Please contact the IT Service Desk if you have clicked on the attachment or need additional information.

[Resolved] External Internet Access Issues – Intermitent

“JANET – the University Internet Provider are reporting routing issues affecting access to external sites.
They are currently investigating – please check back for updates as soon as we get more information”

We are pleased to announce, this issue has now been resolved, and connectivity is restored:

“We have been advised by our global transit provider that a memory issue within a device in Manchester was identified, this was rebooted and connectivity was restored. We will continue to closely monitor.”