IT Services Alerts - Phishing email from 'Help Desk' with subject line 'Update', March 7th

First Posted: Friday, 7th March 2014, 4.25pm

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: Help Desk []
Subject: Update

Attention TCD webmail user,

We are currently engaged in webmail maintenance service, as TCD webmail user, you are required to confirm your continued usage of your webmail, failure to confirm your TCD webmail will lead to service suspension. Click on the online support link below and fill the webmail support contact form to confirm your webmail.

Thank you,
Trinity College Dublin.

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