Again, there has been another attempt at Phishing, sent to approximately 600 University Email recipients on 30 March. If you have received an email with the subject ‘eMail Alert!!!’ you should delete it immediately. Do not open it and do not click on any links in it.
At the end of this item is an example of this email, with the link removed. Please note the poor grammar and spelling.
IT Services will never ask you to reveal your password nor would we ever ask you to upgrade your email account in this manner, as this is a centrally managed service.
Should you have any concerns regarding an email you may have received or system security and anti-virus protection, contact your local IT Supporter or ITS Help on ext:6262
******WebmailUser Information Technology Unit******
This notice is to alert all reading.ac.uk users that there has been a
recent flaw in our mail server. Due to this downtime most email relays
will be delayed. Some accounts will be unable to receive mails.
Our technicians have fixed this problem but in other to migrate to the
new server manual update is required from you as the email owner. This
update is simple as it only requires you to login. Please click or
open the link below and login to have your account successfully
migrated to the newly repaired Mail Server.
Thanks for your understanding. Please remember that in a few days the
old server will shutdown. Any email account that has not been updated
will become unfunctional.