UA Information Security received a phishing email report, where recipients are directed to click a link in order to update their Microsoft Office 365 account.

If you receive this email, please delete it from your inbox.  If you clicked the link or responded in any way, please contact your local IT Support or the 24/7 IT Support Center (626-8324) as soon as possible.


Email text:

From: Cassandra Stephan <EMAIL ADDRESS REMOVED>

Sent: Monday, January 16, 2017 2:07 PM





we will be changing over to our new email system Microsoft Office 365 2017. Please read this quick list of important information and make sure to follow the below details to keep your contact list saved and upgrade your account: CLICK UPGRADE<URL REMOVED> to keep your contact list saved before this on-going Upgrade.

Where to login to the new email system will be provided to you shortly after you have fill the form below and complete this Upgrade.

Note: Your email addresses will stay the same, You cannot log into the old email system anymore after 12:00 PM tomorrow.






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The views and opinions are the originator's and do not necessarily reflect those of the University of Southern Queensland. Although all reasonable precautions were taken to ensure that this email contained no viruses at the time it was sent we accept no liability for any losses arising from its receipt.


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