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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Jonathan trained as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse (now PWC) in Liverpool before becoming a small business services manager for Grant Thornton in Warrington. He also spent three years as the financial controller for Brookside and Hollyoaks (not that he ever mentions it!).

Jonathan is recognised as a specialist in the entertainment industry and is often called upon to provide training courses and seminars for media professionals. He's also a bit of a technology geek and has been recognised with the accountancy industry as one of the most progressive accountants in the UK.
Outside of work Jonathan is very proud to be the Treasurer of the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Foundation for Peace and to be on the Council of the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA)

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