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Bogus email phishing scam "Library Notification" - 29 July 2016

We have received reports of bogus Library Notification email messages being ent to some UCL staff and students purporting to be from the UCL Library, and asking the recipients to “follow the link” to confirm their UCL credentials, in order to continue using the Library’s e-services.

Institute of Education Electrical outage - 20 Bedford Way

On Sunday 31 July the Electrical Supply to 20 Bedford Way will be shut down to allow for annual maintenance and compliance testing. In order to ensure minimal damage to IT for IOE Servers, Network, Infrastructure and IT Equipment, IT for IOE will shut down all key services on premise from 3pm on Friday 29 July and will be on site to enliven these services on Monday 1 August 2016.

Fake British Gas email alert - 19 July 2016

This message is for UCL staff and students who have received an email with the subject “New gas & electricity bill” followed by your name or your name followed by “Your gas & electricity bill”.

Changes to UCL email routing and spam detection

Over the next few weeks ISD will be making changes to the way UCL email is received into Office365 and how spam detection and rejection is applied. In addition, there will be a change to the scanning and blocking of high risk attachments.