IT Services Alerts - Phishing email with subject 'Helpdesk', May 13th

First Posted: Monday, 13th May 2014, 8:40am

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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Dear Outlook Web User,

This is your IT Service Desk sending you this email for your account upgrade,

we are conducting an upgrade in all email account, all users are to verify

his/her account for upgrade, Click Here to validate your email account.

Yours,

IT Service Desk

©2014 Office Outlook web Access

 

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