ICT Security

Phishing Scam Warning 13 January 2012

Phishing Scam Warning
Date/Time of Alert – 13 January 2012 – 09:00am

Dear Staff and Students,

Please be advised that a spam email is currently circulating the University's email system and soliciting account information from University members. The message encourages people to provide their account details in order to receive UTAS news and information.


Sent: Friday, 13 January 2012 7:57 AM

Subject: Help Desk

Great news!

You can now login to  your University of Tasmania Webmail news forum and get the latest information and news/update. Please use the data base link https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=

to login for more information about this service(s).


Help Desk

Telephone: 1300 363 864

E-mail Address: spoofed.address@utas.edu.au

© 2012 University of Tasmania, Australia.

All right reserved.

IT Services advises all University members that this email is false and should be ignored or deleted. The University does not solicit account information via email.

Any member who has responded to this email already is advised to call the IT Service Desk on extension 1818 and immediately change their password.