IT Services Alerts - Fraudulent email with subject 'System Administrator' from 'Wise, Sherwood'

First Posted: Wednesday, 26th June 2013, 4pm
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: Wise, Sherwood [swise@fsu.edu]

Subject: System Administrator

UPGRADE YOUR MAIL BOX QUOTA
Your inbox has almost exceeded its storage limit.
It will not be able to send and receive e-mails if exceeded it limit
And your e-mail account will be deleted from our servers.
To avoid this problem, you need to update you mail box quota
By clicking on the link below and filling your login information for the update
http://admin-helpdesk5.webs.com/

If we do not receive a reply from you within 24 hours
Your mailbox will be suspended

Thank you for your cooperation.
©2013 Email System Administrator.

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