IT Services Alerts - Phishing email with subject 'Recent changes in your account', September 3rd

First Posted: Thursday, 3rd September 2015, 3.20pm

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: Recent changes in your account

To all Faculty, Staffs and Students,

This e-mail is to notify you that we are having a server overload therefore we will be upgrading our server.
We need you to go to the following link to keep your account active after the upgrade.

***URL REMOVED***

Sincerely,
Trinity College Help desk

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