IT Services Alerts - Fraudulent email with subject 'update' sent on behalf of 'Trinity College Dublin []', August 2nd

First Posted: Thursday, 2nd August 2012, 9.35am

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

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From: [] on behalf of Trinity College Dublin []

Subject: update

Email Body:

Internet Service Manager
for Internet Information Server 6.0

Your password will expire in two days.

You are requested to send your current (User Name) (Password) for upgrade to:

Thank you
Information Technology

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