Quick Links

IT Alert: Several "Phishing" Emails

Published: 18 Jan 2011

Be aware of fraudulent email messages warning that you are about to exhaust your usage allowance for Webmail (see example below). Please DELETE these emails and do not click on any links provided.

IT Services has blocked access to these links from campus, but you will not be prevented from opening them from off-campus.

If you have already clicked on the link, please change your McGill Password immediately.

See also this announcement on other recent phishing attempts.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Example:

From: Lutz, Lawrence J [mailto:llutz [at] emory [dot] edu]
Subject: You are about to exhaust your usage allowance

An important message about your Webmail Internet Service

Dear Valued Customer,

Our records show that you have almost exhausted your usage allowance provided with your webmail service.
Depending on your current storage space you may request for additional storage.
Please click here to request for additional storage.

Category:
Source Site: /it
Classified as: