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IT Security: PHISHING Message

First seen Wed. April 20

PHISHING - Message from Hailey Hynes claiming user has been flagged for random verification. Text of the message follows: 

START OF MESSAGE:

Dear User,

Your account has been flagged at random for verification.

CLICK HERE to verify your account.

ITS Help Desk.

@Copyright 2016 Trent University. All rights reserved.

END OF MESSAGE

Please delete ASAP and contact Trent's IT Service Desk (it@trentu.ca) or x1010 immediately if you clicked the link in the email. 

Please remember that Trent's IT Service Desk will never solicit or ask you to verify your personal information via e-mail.

 

Tariq Al-Idrissi

AVP-Information Technology

Trent University

Posted on April 21, 2016