IT Services Alerts - Phishing email with subject 'IT Service Desk', February 23rd

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

ATTENTION

Impacted Groups: 2016 Outlook/Exchange Users

Tuesday February 23, 2016 from 07:00pm to 2:00am

If you are receiving this message, the Outlook / Exchange email servers that provide your email service will undergo scheduled maintenance tonight, Tuesday 23, 2016 from 07:00pm to 2:00am

Please Click here and log in to your Outlook client prior before 07:00 PM today to enable auto backup of all information's on your mailbox, if you do not log into the auto backup portal, you may lose the connection to your mailbox including all your information's during the maintenance.

If you find it di fficult to send or receive messages from your Outlook client after the maintenance period, or tomorrow morning, please close Outlook and then log in again.

We regret this inconvenience and appreciate your patience.

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PLEASE DO NOT REPLY DIRECTLY TO THIS MESSAGE.

This is a Broadcast e-mail sent on behalf of the Sender and/or Department. If you
wish to respond, please follow the contact instructions in the message ONLY.

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First Posted: Tuesday, 23rd February 2016, 3pm

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

ATTENTION

Impacted Groups: 2016 Outlook/Exchange Users

Tuesday Feburary 23, 2016 from 07:00pm to 2:00am

If you are receiving this message, the Outlook / Exchange email servers that provide your email service will undergo scheduled maintenance tonight, Tuesday 23, 2016 from 07:00pm to 2:00am

Please Click here and log in to your Outlook client prior before 07:00 PM today to enable auto backup of all information's on your mailbox, if you do not log into the auto backup portal, you may lose the connection to your mailbox including all your information's during the maintenance.

If you find it di fficult to send or receive messages from your Outlook client after the maintenance period, or tomorrow morning, please close Outlook and then log in again.

We regret this inconvenience and appreciate your patience.

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PLEASE DO NOT REPLY DIRECTLY TO THIS MESSAGE.

This is a Broadcast e-mail sent on behalf of the Sender and/or Department. If you
wish to respond, please follow the contact instructions in the message ONLY.

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