IT Services Alerts - Fraudulent email with subject 'New Mail', September 5th

First Posted: Tuesday, 27th August 2013, 3.45pm

IS Services has received reports of a few phishing messages in circulation, as shown below.  Please ignore these emails should you receive them as they are fraudulent and are 'phishing' attempts.  The email should be deleted.  If you have replied to these emails or clicked on the links 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.  If you would like to know more about phishing attempts please see our overview of phishing.

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-----Original Message-----

From: noreply@tcd.ie [mailto:jeff.ahanon@gmail.com]

Sent: Wednesday, September 04, 2013 8:39 PM

Subject: New mail

You have a message click on the link  http://trinitycollege.webs.com/   to read

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From: noreply@tcd.ie >

Date: 4 September 2013 20:32

Subject: New mail

To:

You have a message click on the link  http://trinitycollege.webs.com/   to read

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Sent: 01 September 2013 14:49
Subject: Document

Hello,

Here is an important document I want you to view. I tried sending directly here but noticed the failure delivery so had to use my Google doc. Kindly Click Here and sign in with your personal email to open the document.

Thanks

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