Phishing and online security

What is Phishing?

Phishing is the attempt to obtain personal information online and is one of the most common forms of internet fraud. If you have an email account, you've probably been on the receiving end of a phishing email at one stage or another. These emails are usually very believable and if you do give personal information to phishers, they can use it for financial gain or identity theft.

Please be aware of phishing SMS (mobile phone text messages), eir will never send an SMS or email with click here or a link to enter/update payment details.

To find out more about phishing and how eir can help protect you against online threats, please see our online safety page here.