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Warning: Phishing email entitled "WEBNEWS EMAIL ACCOUNT UPDATE"

Published: 18 Apr 2013

An email is currently circulating with the subject: "WEBNEWS EMAIL ACCOUNT UPDATE" and sent from: "McGill University Team [techhelp [at] mcgill [dot] ca]". If you have received this email please DELETE it - do not click on the link. This is a phishing attempt and does not come from McGill IT Services.

Below is the full text of the email, but without the dangerous link.

From: McGill University Team [techhelp [at] mcgill [dot] ca]
Sent: Thursday, April 18, 2013 10:31 AM
To: XXXXXXXX
Subject: WEBNEWS EMAIL ACCOUNT UPDATE

McGill University is currently warning you that your password
have reach his time-limit. For security purposes, you are required to click the link below and fill the information.

http://www.updtta.info/web/

Note: Failure to follow the above instruction would affect access to
His/Her email account from 20th of April 2013.

Regards
Admin/McGill University.”

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