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Phishing Email with subject "Action Required Release Message for username on Tuesday, May 25, 2021"

First posted: Tuesday 25 May 2021, 12:30pm

We have received reports of a phishing email with the subject line "Action Required Release Message for 'username' on Tuesday, May 25, 2021" targeting Trinity users.

The full content of the email can be viewed at the bottom of this alert.

The email comes from "Tcd.ie Alert" and is pretending to be from IT support. This email is NOT from IT Services.

DO NOT respond to this email, click on the link in the email or open any attachments associated with this email.

Instead, report it to the IT Service Desk (itservicedesk@tcd.ie) and delete the email.

If you have already responded to the email or clicked on the link and given away your username and password immediately:

  • Change your password
  • Report the incident to the IT Service Desk (itservicedesk@tcd.ie, +353 01 896 2000)

Learn more about phishing

IT Services

---- START OF PHISHING MESSAGE ----

From: Tcd.ie Alert (izumi@chimney.co.jp)

Subject: Action Required Release Message for username on Tuesday, May 25, 2021

You have 6 Messages Pending In Your Tcd.ie Office365 Cloud Server

Awaiting Your Action To Release Messages.

RELEASE

Tcd.ie IT Support

---- END OF PHISHING MESSAGE ----