IT Services Alerts - Phishing email with subject 'notification', April 9th

First Posted: Wednesday, 9th April 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: go.tcd.ie
Subject: notification

Dear Trinity college Mail Server account user. Please note, that we want to improve our MAIL services in 72Hours, and your account must be updated.
To upgrade your account, you need to log in to your account again
Click below to upgrade your account.

Upgrade Account
Failure to upgrade your account may cause the loss of important
information and limited access to it.
Thank you for using Trinity college mail server.


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