IT Services Alerts - Phishing emails with subjects 'help desk' and 'Your new Enquiry'

First posted: Wednesday, 6th May 2015, 9.30am

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.

IS Services


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Subject: help desk

Dear Account User,

You have exceeded the limit of your mailbox set by your Web service, and you will be having problems in sending and receiving mails, you may loose all your information's and your account will be  disabled.To update your account CLICK HERE

Help Center Portal Server,
Upgrade Team Controller©.

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Subject: Your new Enquiry

Dear webmail user.

Someone else try to access your webmail account. You should CLICK HERE and sign in to your webmail/account and Re-confirm your details immediately.

webmail Technology
Web-mail administrator.

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