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IT Security Alert: Phishing Scam about reaching your mailbox storage


Published: 10 Jul 2014

A phishing attempt about reaching your mailbox storage is circulating. A sample of the email is shown below.

Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

It is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. McGill never solicits any such information by email. If you have already clicked on the link in this, email and submitted your personal information, you need to change your McGill Password as soon as possible. See the McGill Password Reset Checklist for instructions.

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Example of this phishing message:

You have reach your mailbox storage limit, you will not be able to send/receive more emails until you visit the below help desk link to restore your email access. http://emailupgrade00016.mywebcommunity.org/upgrade.php

Thank you.
Help Desk Team.
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