IT Services Alerts - Fraudulent email with subject 'From Help Desk Admin Team', January 23rd

First Posted: Thursday, 23rd January 2014, 10.45am

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: Zhou, xxxx [xxxx@erau.edu]
Sent: 22 January 2014 06:49
To: inf@mail.com
Subject: From Help Desk Admin Team

We have recently updated our website to improve our security.

Please click the link below and follow the instructions to ensure your account is enable and not blocked
http://clasicafidesk.jimdo.com/

If you need immediate assistance, please contact our support team.

Note: It is important that your personal information is accurate and complete. This information may later be used to help verify the owner of the account.

Help Desk Team

Awaiting headers.

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