IT Services Alerts - Phishing email with subject '[Ticket #39] MAIL upgrade', August 21st

First Posted: Friday, 21st August 2015, 12pm

IT 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 IT 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.

IT Services

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Subject: [Ticket #39] MAIL upgrade

Dear User,
Your Webmail has exceeded the allocated monthly quota.
To avoid the suspension of incoming mails, update your account by clicking on our main admin server with your correct account details.
ITS service Team
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All Rights Reserved

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