UniSA suffers cyber incident - be cautious if you receive an email you're not sure about - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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UniSA suffers cyber incident - be cautious if you receive an email you're not sure about

18 May 2021

Over the weekend, UniSA suffered a cyber incident causing an outage to several major systems.

It’s suspected that this incident may have been caused by phishing email.

To protect USC systems we've placed a hold on any email from UniSA systems until their incident is resolved. This means that email from UniSA may experience delays while they're checked for malicious content. This measure is being applied as a precaution until the source of UniSA's cyber incident can be identified and the risk mitigated.

As the UniSA cyber incident is likely to be phishing-related, we'd like to remind you to please be especially vigilant with email from unexpected sources, emails with document attachments, especially emails that ask you to fill in your login credentials.

If you receive an email that you're not sure about please don't risk it, forward the message to our IT Service Desk instead and we'll check it for you to make sure it's safe.