WARNING: Dangerous phishing email targeting Stellenbosch University

A phishing attack on Stellenbosch University via an internal sun email address was launched this morning. See the example below. (links have been removed)

Please do not click on this email, do not fill in your personal information and delete the email immediately. If follow the link and supply your information, it will be used by phishing criminals to gain access to your bank details. See the example below.

If you have any inquiries, please let us know by logging a request on ServiceNow or calling our Service Desk at 808 4367. For more information on this and other phishing attacks, refer to our blog and Twitter account.

From:SU staff member <>
Sent: Monday, 07 August 2017 07:24
Subject: IT HelpDesk With the strengthening off our security system and improving your mailing experience, We have detected your mail settings are out of date. To enhance computer system security and comply with federal audit requirements, ITS requires all Sever Users to update their account , kindly click ITS to update your account to the latest Outlook Web App. Sign in and automatically update your mailbox by filling out the requirements correctly.
ITS Service Desk
Click Here To Upadate with your correct Login Details.

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