IT Services Alerts - Phishing email with subject 'RE: Payment', March 7th

First Posted: Monday, 7th March 2016, 3.45pm

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: RE: Payment
Importance: High

Dear Sir/Madam,
Following a due repayment, we wish to notify you that the payment instruction we received has been processed to your account that was provided.
Please see attachment for the payment confirmation slip by verifying your email and password via the attached outlook document file transfer page to gain access to the file
If you are unable to view the file, do not hesitate to contact me.
Cathrine Boyle
Payment Processing Unit

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