A phishing email targeting the University of Roehampton has been received by staff and students. Please just delete this and any similar emails.
Please remember that we NEVER ask for your password, and the effect of anyone responding to such a phishing email can have a catastrophic impact on the University’s business.
We have now created an archive of phishing emails for reference. If you receive a suspicious email check here for advice.
Title: Helpdesk Alert !!!
UNIVERSITY of ROEHAMPTON
ATTENTION WEB-MAIL USER
Your mailbox has exceeded the maximum storage limit of 20
GB, which is set by the administrator, you are currently running on 20.9GB, you
may not be able to send or receive new email(s) until you re-validate your
mailbox. Please click the link below to re-validate your mailbox to upgrade
space for more storage.
CLICK HERE: http://www.spanishchildrenbooks.com
Your account will remain active after you have successfully confirmed your account.
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Do not respond to Emails Instructing you to send your email password as this is a phishing attempt. Failure to log out will allow others to access your account. Closing the browser window does NOT log you out properly. To log out, please click one of the "Log out" icons in the browser window.
If you have any further queries please contact the IT Helpdesk on email@example.com or on 020 8392 3307.
Story Dated: Monday 18 June 2012