Phishing Email with subject “Security Update” targeting Trinity staff
First posted: Tuesday 30 March 2021, 12:30pm
We have received reports of a phishing email with the subject line “Security Update” targeting Trinity staff that appears to come from IT Services, but is in fact NOT from IT Services. The full content of the email can be viewed below.
DO NOT respond to this email, click on the link or give away your username and password should you receive it as it is fraudulent and aims to capture your log-in details.
Instead, report it to the IT Service Desk (email@example.com) 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org, +353 01 896 2000)
START OF PHISHING MESSAGE
Subject: Security Update
YourEmail account will be De-activated shortly. To stop De-activation CLICK HERE and log in
END OF PHISHING MESSAGE