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IT Alert: Fraudulent "Phishing" Email

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Published: 5 Jul 2010

Please note that there is a fraudulent email message being circulated, including a link to a malicious site.

Note: The link included in the email has been blocked, to prevent McGill users from accessing the malicious site. Nevertheless, please delete the email immediately.

The fraudulent email looks like this:

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To:[name]@staff.mcgill.ca
Subject: Please confirm your message

This message was created automatically by mail delivery software (TMDA). To release your message for delivery, please click on the following link and confirm message

<link>

This confirmation verifies that your message is legitimate and not junk-mail. You should only have to confirm your address once.

If you do not respond to this confirmation request within 14 days, your message will not be delivered.

Regards,
staff.mcgill.ca Account Services

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