IT Services Alerts - Phishing email with subject 'Warning', June 20th

First Posted: Friday, 20th June 2014, 10.30am

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: TCD Admin Desk [geraldine.m.fitzpatrick@ucd.ie]
Subject: Warning

Body:

This is an automatic message by system to let you know that you have to confirm your account information. An Attempt has been made to login from a new computer, You might not be able to send or receive new mail until you re-validate your mailbox .To re-validate your mailbox.-

Click Or Open this link to VERIFY your Account: (URL removed)

Thanks for your anticipated co-operation,
Subscriber! TCD Customer Care
Case number: 8941624
Property: Account Security
Copyright © 2014 Subscriber! Inc. All rights reserved

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