TV License Renewal Emails continue

We have received a number of “TV License Renewal” attacks over the last few months. These emails have been very successful and they continue to try and trick users with new techniques.

In the following example, they have tried to make the email seem urgent by putting the word ‘Important’ in the title. However the rest of the email contains no further information, just a link to a website trying to trick you into providing personal data.

They have also tried to be extra sneaky by putting an email address that looks legitimate as their display name. The email address ‘’ is the display name, the actual address the email has been sent from is ‘’.