IT Services Alerts - Fraudulent email from 'Administration' with subject 'IT Service'

First Posted: Thursday, 26th January 2012, 4.40pm

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 or clicked on the link contained in the email body 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: Administration

Subject: IT Service

IT Service,

You have exceeded the limit of 23432 storage on your mailbox set by your
WEBCTSERVICE/Administrator, and you will be having problems in sending and
recieving mails Until You Re-Validate. To prevent this, please click on
the link below to reset your account.

Failure to do this, will result in limited access to your mailbox Warning
!!! Do not send your username and password via email.

IT Service
System Administrator

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