IT Services Alerts - Fraudulent Email appearing to be sent from helpdesk@college.tcd.ie, September 7th

A large volume of fraudulent emails messages are in circulation appearing to come from helpdesk@college.tcd.ie and other non-TCD email accounts.  Please ignore these emails should you receive them as they are fraudulent and are 'phishing' attempts. Never respond to an email message that requests your username and password and these emails should be deleted. If you have replied to this type of email or clicked on the links contained in the email message you must change your College password immediately and also please report to the IS Services Helpdesk, in person or by telephone, at the earliest opportunity when we re-open on Monday. When we have further details we will provide an overview of the email content purporting to come from helpdesk@college.tcd.ie . If you would like to know more about phishing attempts please see our overview of phishing.