IT Services Alerts - Phishing emails with subject 'Help Center' or with blank subject , March 26th

First posted: Wednesday, 25th March 2015, 9.45am

IS Services has received reports of two phishing messages in circulation, as shown below.  Please ignore these emails should you receive them as they are fraudulent and are 'phishing' attempts.  The emails should be deleted.  If you have replied to these emails or clicked on the links 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.

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From: xxx
Date: 25 March 2015 00:13:56 GMT
To: xxx
Subject: Help Center
Dear Account User
,We hereby announce to you that your email account has exceeded its storage limit. You will not be able to send OR receive mails and your email account will be deleted from our server. To avoid this problem, You are advised to click HERE and fill the form.
Web Provider.
Help Center Portal Server,
Upgrade Team Controller©.

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From: xxx
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2015 08:57:28 +0000
Subject:

Access to you email will be restricted until you re-validate.
click here to re-validate your inbox.

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