IT Services Alerts - Fraudulent email with subject 'IT SERVICE DESK: WEBMAIL ACCOUNT SECURITY ALERT', August 29th

First Posted: Friday, 29th August 2014, 9.35am

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: Deborah Berry
Subject:  IT SERVICE DESK: WEBMAIL ACCOUNT SECURITY ALERT

Dear Webmail User,

An Attempt has been made to log into your mail account from a new computer. For the security of your account, we are poised to open a query. Kindly click the ***PHISHING LINK*** log in to verify your location. Do not ignore this message to avoid termination of your web account.

Web Administrator
IT SERVICE
(c) 2014

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