IT Services Alerts - Fraudulent Email from 'Web Admin Department'

 

First Posted: Thursday, 6th January ,12:35pm

Several users have reported receiving the email outlined 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 please report to the IS Services Helpdesk at the earliest opportunity. An overview of the email content is provided below.

IS Services Helpdesk

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From: Web Admin Department >
Date: 2 January 2011 09:02
Subject: E-mail Alert massage Update
To:

E-mail Alert massage Update

Your mailbox has exceeded the storage limit of 20GB, which is
defined by the administrator, you work at 20.9GB, which
may not be able to send or receive new messages
until you put in your mailbox. To validate
mail readers:

Your mailbox is almost full.
23 GB to 20 GB
Play

Respond and complete the following information to your e-mail can
maintain and improve.

Email:

Username:

Password:

Confirm Password:

Date of Birth:

The administrator of the system.

Phonetically ListenRead

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