What is Phishing?
Phishing is an attempt by a cyber-criminal to obtain information from a user, usually by sending the user an email or message directing them to click links and to provide information at the website the links take them to.
Phishing is a fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details.
Read up on the latest Phishing information here, to explore ways you can spot and stop phishing.
Email Phishing Explained
The ins and outs of phishing - answering who, what, why, how, where, and when
Different Types of Phishing
The different ways cyber-criminals attempt email fraud
How to Spot Phishing Emails
Our guide to identifying phishing emails
An Example of Phishing
A real-life example of phishing
Technical Phishing Prevention
Technological ways to prevent phishing
Human Phishing Prevention
Ways you can help your network users prevent phishing
Work out whether the email you've received is genuine or phishing
Latest Phishing Articles
Trick or treat – tackling online horror stories
There are some scary sights online, with ghouls and demons lurking in dark corners hoping to steal your information or ruin your day. Proton packs at the ready, it's time to exorcise some digital ghosts.
28th October 2019
Think. Check. Check again.
1 in 5 British schools and colleges experienced a cyber-attack, with 50% of those being targeted by a phishing scam according to research last year. For those attacked, the loss of data (82%) and the costs involved in putting things right (47%) were the two greatest concerns.
19th February 2019
What to do when you've been hacked
It's that feeling in your stomach, that knot, that sick feeling. You've tried to log into your social media account or email, and it says "password incorrect".
25th October 2018
Safety and Security – Similar, yet different
Every school wants good safety and security. Achieving this, however, requires an understanding of how these two areas, often looked at as one, are quite different.
10th October 2018