IT Services Alerts - Phishing email with subject: FW FYI: MAINTENANCE NOTICE‏‏‏‏‏, September 15th

First Posted: Monday 15th September 2014, 1pm

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: Jim Smith
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:43:44 +0100

Dear User; It has come to our notice that you are yet to verify your details properly as your email Quota is almost exceeded. Maintenance has been extended till 16th of September; we are migrating to new email interface. So we are currently doing maintenance on our server. Please, visit the upgrade page below to verify your account details and avoid losing your inbox.
Thank you,
Your Technical Team IT Admin

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