June 28th, 2017

Phishing emails apparently from Xero

We’ve had some reports that there is a phishing email being sent which appears to be from Xero.

This sort of email, when it lands in the inbox of a Xero user, is particularly effective as it can catch you when your guard is down.

Here’s an example:

The link in this phishing email will prompt you to download a malicious file. You should report the email to your mail provider or mark it as spam and delete it. Do not click on any links or attachments.

You can find more information about how to protect yourself from email phishing attacks here.

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John manages a wide portfolio of owner managed businesses and oversees the smooth operation of the firm’s payroll department.

After obtaining his degree in mathematics from the University of Liverpool, John joined Jonathan Ford & Co in 2004 and qualified as a chartered accountant four years later. John likes to keep abreast of developments in tax and accounting and is responsible for the mentoring of junior staff.

Outside of work, John enjoys powerlifting and is a Liverpool FC season ticket holder.

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