Phishing Email Advice

Published: 21 April 2014
Freedom of information class: How we manage our resources

Our policy on how to handle phishing emails.


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Phishing emails are on the increase so there is every chance that you will receive one from time to time.

A phishing email is where the sender tries to trick you into opening up an attachment or an embedded link in an email. Their purpose is usually criminal, with the objective to steal sensitive personal information from you such as bank, email, social networking credentials to carry out harm against you.