UA Information Security received a report of a phishing attempt this morning. The email warns that a virus has been detected in the recipient's mailbox. The link in the email leads to a screen where the user is directed to enter username and password.
If you receive this email please delete it from your inbox. If you entered your credentials on the screen, please change your UA NetID password immediately. Should you have any problems, please contact your local IT support or the 24/7 IT Support Center at 626-8324.
From: Helpdesk [EMAIL ADDRESS REMOVED]
Sent: Thursday, February 27, 2014 7:28 PM
To: [EMAIL ADDRESS REMOVED]
Subject: Message From Help-desk: Read
Dear Email Owner!!
A 2014 Devnull Virus has been detected in your mailbox, hence, this Virus will terminate your account (in a short time) from the database if no action is taken.
In order to protect your mailbox and prevent the spread of this virus to other mail users, you are required to verify your Web-mail. Kindly click HERE OR copy below link (to your browser) to be redirected to the verification page. Thanks for your understanding, we solicit your prompt cooperation.
Link: [URL REMOVED]
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