IT Services Alerts - Fraudulent email with subject 'WARNING! Faculty/Staff Account policy violation', May 7th

First Posted: Tuesday, 7th May 2013, 2.25pm
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 any 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: Clegg, Piedad

Subject: WARNING ! Faculty/Staff Account policy violation

 

WARNING ! Faculty/Staff Account policy violation:

**Third Party Access Detected**

       Location: Lagos, Nigeria
            IP: 94.66.5.205

Secure account access by clicking SECURE-ACCOUNT account

will be suspended if account is note secured. Possible

reason's (ACCOUNT HACKED)


Admin help-desk.


This email has been scanned for all viruses by the MessageLabs Email
Security System.

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