IT Services Alerts - Phishing email from "Paula Hoey", March 9th, 12:17

First Posted: Friday 9th March 13:30

IT 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 IT Service Desk 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.

IT Services

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From: Paula Hoey
Sent: 9th March 12:17
To: xxxxxx
Subject: ALERT

Dear User,

Due to failed update, your profile has been selected for immediate verification.

You are to sign on before March. 10th, 2018 to confirm your mailbox account.

Kindly access your email at:

Trinity College, Dublin.

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