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PHISHING Messages

Please be advised that IT is currently receiving reports of a phishing message being distributed to staff email accounts.

This message advises users that they need to fill in a form and verify account information in order for email accounts to avoid being blocked.

*PHISHING MESSAGE BEGINS*

From: Jigyasa Arora

Date: Monday, April 11, 2016 @ 3:36 pm

To: "Update@live.edu"

Cc.: "Update@live.edu

Subject: HELP DESK

"Your Trent University e-mail account....CLICK LINK BELOW: https://form.myjoltform.com/60976164268567"

Thank you"

Copy right

Trent University @2016

Webmaster, Inc. All rights reserved.

*PHISHING MESSAGE ENDS*

IT @ Trent will never ask for your username and password in an email message. If you are the recipient of this message please delete it immediately. If you have clicked the link and completed the form, please contact the IT service desk at x1010 as soon as possible to arrange a reset of your password.

Additionally, please note that phishing attempt emails are published on our IT twitter feed at @Trent_IT and @Trent_ITSecurit.

Members of our community can follow either twitter feed to receive up to date information on phishing attacks and other important IT information. 

Posted on April 11, 2016

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