Recent Phishing Attempt. Subject: HELP DESK

The email below is an example of a Phishing Attempt that was received by users on campus. If you’ve received this email, do not click on any of the contained links and delete it from your inbox.

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Phishing Email: 


From: Lisa Matthews []
Sent: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 5:10 PM
Subject: HELP DESK
Your Brock University  e-mail account was Attended to be LOGIN today by Unknown IP address:, click on the Administrator link below and LOGIN to validate and verify your e-mail account or your account will be temporary block for sending more messages. CLICK LINK  BELOW:
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