Advisory: Phishing email targeting UCD staff and students, Wednesday, 2 May

Wed, 2 May 18


What is happening

Please be aware of a phishing email that has been sent to some UCD staff and students pertaining to be from IT Services. If you receive this email or similar please do not click on any links within or supply any user information such as email address or password. If you are unsure whether an email is genuine or not please contact the IT Helpdesk: ithelpdesk@ucd.ie, ext 2700.

Sample email text:

From:
Date: 1 May 2018 at 16:24
Subject: UCD
To:

Due to a recent email scam that has been going around the UCD, Most Student Self Service accounts have been compromised.

Your account access has been indefinitely revoked. Log on to UCD Self Service to have your account verified and reactivated now.

Click here to log on.

Thank you,

IT Department,

UCD