IT Services Alerts - Fraudulent email with subject 'Mail News Update!', February 5th

First Posted: Wednesday, 5th February 2014, 3.40pm

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: Trinity College Dublin
Subject: Mail News Update!
Date: 5 February 2014 11:15:13 GMT

This Email is from Trinity College Dublin, we will be making some vital E-mail account maintenance to ensure high quality in Internet connectivity in the 2013 fight against spam and improve security, all Mail-hub systems will undergo regularly scheduled maintenance.

To confirm and to keep your account active during and after this process
Kindly Click or copy the Universal Web Link and fill the following

Trinity College Dublin
College Green, Dublin 2

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