ICT Security

Phishing Scam Warning

Phishing Scam Warning
Date/Time of Alert – 14 March 2012 – 10:00am

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 verify their account details to prevent account closure.

Welcome to University of Tasmania Internet Technical Assistance Team!!!

University of Tasmania Internet Account users,

This email is from University of Tasmania Internet webmail Customer service and we are sending it to every User Accounts Owner for safety,We are having congestions due to the fraudulent e-mails to accounts owners so we are shutting down some accounts and your account was among those to be detected. We are sending you this email so that you can verify and let us know if you still want to use this account.

If you are still interested please confirm your account by weblink below.


Thank you for your understanding.

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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.