IT Services Alerts - Fraudulent Email from 'Cecil Pearson', March 11th

First Posted: Friday 11th March 2011, 12pm

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: Cecil Pearson []
Subject: Admin urgent notice! (Expand your email quota limit)

You have exceeded your Email Quota limit of 350MB and you need to expand your email quota before the next 48 hours. So, if you haven't upgrade your Email Account for the 2011, you are required to do it right now. To expand your email quota limit to 1GB, use the below web link:

Admin: Thank you for your understanding.

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