IT Services Alerts - Fraudulent email with subject 'helpdesk', September 2nd

First Posted: Tuesday, 2nd September 2014, 9.05am

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: Md Nurul Islam
Subject:  helpdesk

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.

IT Service Desk

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