IT Services Alerts - Phishing email with subject 'helpdesk' or 'Admin', January 9th

Updated: Monday, 12th January 2015, 9.15am

The same phishing email as shown below but with a subject of 'Admin' has been reported.  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.

First Posted: Friday, 9th January 2015, 12pm

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

--------------------Start of Fraudulent Email Message--------------------

From: April Hargreaves
Subject: helpdesk

Dear webmail user

To upgrade your Webmail Account and avoid routine deletion of your account from our server please Click HERE and fill the form correctly

helpdesk administrator

Welcome you to 2015

--------------------End of Fraudulent Email Message--------------------