IT Services Alerts - Fraudulent email with subject 'Urgent Updates Needed'

First Posted: Tuesday, 1st October 2013, 4.45pm

IS Services has received reports of a phishing message in circulation, as shown 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.  If you would like to know more about phishing attempts please see our overview of phishing.

IS Services

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From: Trinity College Dublin

Subject: Urgent Updates Needed

Dear Trinity College Dublin Email User,

We are updating our Email database for better service and we want to change our login page include our webmail interface. You are required to update your account with the bellow link. Click it and complete the details requested:


Open the above link fill it out correctly and submit then complete the instruction from the site till you completely update your account.

Update your account with the above link or your account will be short down.

Copyright © 2013 Trinity College Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2

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