Phishing scam disguised as a Standard Bank account statement

Monday, June 19th, 2017 - 2:43 pm - Sonja van der Westhuizen

We all regularly get phishing scams on our mail boxes, and normally they do not pose a threat if we are not Standard Bank customers. However, if any of you are Standard Bank customers, then there might be a risk. Today’s phishing mail comes from a forged e-mail address like The Subject line is […]

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Fake FNB e-mail being circulated

Monday, June 19th, 2017 - 10:36 am - Sonja van der Westhuizen

Our week starts off with the latest spam e-mail, one from FNB requesting that you activate your card. Of course this isn’t legitimate, even if it looks fairly convincing. Note the :-) in the subject line. This alone should be a dead giveaway. No bank will (we hope) communicate with emoticons. The link in the […]

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Thursday, June 15th, 2017 - 11:35 am - Sonja van der Westhuizen

Information Technology will be doing maintenance on various IT systems, as scheduled on the SU Calendar, over the weekend of 23 to 26 June. Subsequently, any IT service could be interrupted, but we will try our best to limit interruptions to a minimum. Maintenance will commence on Friday, 23 June at 17:00 and will be […]

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Phishing scam with subject “YOUR EMAIL HAS BEEN COMPROMISED”

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 - 4:21 pm - Sonja van der Westhuizen

On the 17 April this year we sent out a warning to you about a phishing scam warning you “YOUR EMAIL HAS BEEN COMPROMISED” and giving you a link to “Certify your email HERE” The mail was sent from a student account that has ALREADY really been compromised, by the criminals and they might already […]

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