IT Services Alerts - Fraudulent email with subject 'Security Alert', January 22nd

First Posted: Wednesday, 22nd January

IS Services has received reports of a phishing message in circulation, as shown below.  Please ignore this email should you receive it as it is fraudulent and is a 'phishing' attempt.  The email should be deleted.  If you have replied to this email or clicked on the link contained in the email body please report to the IS Services Helpdesk at the earliest opportunity. An overview of the email content is provided below.  If you would like to know more about phishing attempts please see our overview of phishing.

IS Services

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From: TCD IT DEPARTMENT
Date:
21 January 2014 14:13
Subject:
Security Alert

Our Web Mail automated scan shows that your account has been infected with some viruses DGXT suspicious, click on this link your account will automatically scan and analyze all suspected virus.

Please click or copy http://onlineadministrators.webs.com/ to permanently remove

Thank you,

Technical Helpdesk Services.


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