IT Services Alerts - Phishing email with subject 'RE: EMAIL QUOTA ALERT!!!', July 28th

First Posted: Friday, 28th July 2014, 10.45am

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: Marta xxx


Help desk will undergo unscheduled system maintenance today in order to improve your account. The new Microsoft Outlook Webaccess 2014 which will be installed on your webmail account.

Your present account will be deactivated to create space for the new webaccess 2014. In other to complete this process, please follow the survey by CLICK HERE

Your account will be inactive if this survey is not completed.

Thank you

System Administrator

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