8/6/15 RE: Outlook Web App Update !

UA Information Security received a phishing report, asking recipients to click on an embedded hyperlink to perform mandatory updates on their mailbox.  The email also asked recipients to forward the message to other friends and coworkers.

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

 

EMAIL TEXT:

 

FROM: Antoinette M. Green <EMAIL REMOVED>

SENT: Thu 8/6/2015 7:49 AM

SUBJECT: RE: Outlook Web App Update !

 

Dear mailbox user.

 

New security updates need to be performed on our servers,due to the rate of phishing. Please click here and sign in to the IT Help server for maintenance and update of your mailbox. 

 

Please note that,this update is compulsory to all staff and student of this institution and please kindly forward this message to all your friends and groups on your mailbox. 

 

If your mailbox is not updated today, Your account will be inactive and cannot send or receive messages in less than 24hours . 

 

On behalf of IT, this IT Alert Notification was brought to you by the Help Desk in the Customer Support Department. This is a group email account and its been monitored 24/7, therefore, please do not ignore this notification, because its very compulsory. 

 

Sincerely.

Admin Service.

 

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