Warning: Increased risk of fraudulent e-mails

17 Apr 2020

Cybersecurity team of Masaryk University would like to inform you about an increased risk of being targeted by fraudulent e-mails in upcoming days, so-called spear-phishing, that uses previously obtained information about the victim. Due to a more focused targeting of specific individuals or group of users, this method attains a higher effect. Fraudulent e-mails could also misuse the current situation around the coronavirus pandemic. Please, be wary. If you receive a suspicious e-mail, feel free to report it to the CSIRT-MU team at csirt@muni.cz. More information regarding the current situation, as well as advice on how to face attacks, may be found at CSIRT-MU website.

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