Phishing e-mails

Unfortunately, e-mail addresses from the university namespace are repeatedly misused to send spam and phishing e-mails. Please be suspicious if you receive an e-mail that you cannot assign to any context.

Hints for the detection of phishing messages and examples are given on our help pages.

If you have clearly identified a message as spam or phishing and would like to help combat its distribution, you can send the e-mail to the software publisher of our anti-spam software, Sophos. Please refer to Sophos's instructions: