Phishing Attempt Subject: IT Service 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.

Please note that Brock will never send emails asking for your personal information.

If you identify an email you think is a phishing attack, or you are concerned you may have fallen victim, contact the service desk at x4357 or email us at

Phishing Email: 
Subject: IT Service Help Desk
To All Employees\Staff,
Take note of this important update that our new web mail has been improved
with a new messaging system from Owa/outlook which also include faster usage on email,
shared calendar,web-documents and the new 2016 anti-spam version.
Kindly use the link below to complete your 2016 Outlook Webmail User authentication form.
CLICK on Outlook Web Access to update immediately.
IT Service Desk Support
This message and its attachment(s) are intended for the addressee(s) only and should not be read, copied, disclosed, forwarded or relied upon by any person other than the intended addressee(s) without the permission of the sender. If you are not the intended addressee you must not take any action based on this message and its attachment(s) nor must you copy or show them to anyone. Please respond to the sender and ensure that this message and its attachment(s) are deleted.
It is your responsibility to ensure that this message and its attachment(s) are scanned for viruses or other defects. Edinburgh Napier University does not accept liability for any loss or damage which may result from this message or its attachment(s), or for errors or omissions arising after it was sent. Email is not a secure medium. Emails entering Edinburgh Napier University’s system are subject to routine monitoring and filtering by Edinburgh Napier University.
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Categories: Cyber Security