IT Services Alerts - Fraudulent email with subject 'Verify!!!', January 23rd

First Posted: Thursday, 23rd January 2014, 9.45am

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: David Moorthy
Subject: Please Verify!!!

Your mailbox is almost full.
461MB 500MB
Current size Maximum size
Please increase your mailbox quota size automatically by clicking on HERE size and fill-out the necessary requirements to automatically increase your mailbox quota size.

IMPORTANT NOTE: You won't be able to send and receive mail messages at 480MB .

ITS help desk 2014

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