IT Services Alerts - Phishing email with subject line 'Fw: Shutting down your account in 8hrs !', December 5th

First Posted: Monday, 5th December 2016, 9:26am

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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From: IT Service Desk
To: Allstaffs
Monday, Dec 05, 2016 8:49 AM

Note: You're receiving this message as a forwarded copy of the "IT Service Desk" message, as per their directive, and it's 100% authentic.

Kindly verify your account to avoid being suspended on our database in the next 8hrs.

verify here

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Dublin 2, Ireland
T: +353 1 896 1000


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