IT Services Alerts - Phishing email with subject 'IT SERVICE DESK: PASSWORD UPDATE (FINAL WARNING)', November 24th

First Posted: Tuesday, 24th November 2015, 4pm

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 Service Desk 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: IT SERVICE DESK: PASSWORD UPDATE (FINAL WARNING)

Admin Notice;

Your Current password will expire in the next 24 hours , you are here by directed to kindly click on ITS HELPDESK/RESET PASSWORD to kindly reset your password or you will loose access to your account soon as your password expires.

NOTE: Your login will time out after 60 minutes. Your responses will be lost if you do not click on the "ITS HELPDESK/RESET PASSWORD" button before 60 m inutes lapses. There is no prompt when your 60 minute session has expired. Please save extensive comments periodically and check your time.

 

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