IT Services Alerts - Phishing email with subject 'IT Service Desk', December 1st

First Posted: Monday 1st December 2014, 4.15pm

 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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Subject: IT Service Desk

Dear Staff/Faculty:
Due to the recent spam arrest software just installed by the University
IT service desk you will be required to upgrade your e-mail access point by clicking the link below.
Click/copy: http://

IT Service Desk.

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