Please be aware of a malicious email campaign currently targeting our email accounts today.

The purpose of the message is to induce you into handing over your personal information (e.g. date of birth, address or bank details)

The message looks like this:

This email is a scam – If you click on the link, you will be taken to harvesthotlineaustralia.com not Dropbox! To check url, hover over the hyperlinked text and the true destination will appear.

Remember: If you are unsure, email the LSE Information Security Team and we will check it out for you. To do this:

  • Create a new email in Outlook with ‘Scam / Phishing Attempt’ in the subject line
  • Drag and drop the suspicious email into the email you are preparing
  • Send to: infosec@lse.ac.uk

For more advice on how to spot a scam / phishing email please see the InfoSec Website and this blog.