Malicious Phishing Attempt – Wells Fargo Official Notification

Some campus members have received malicious e-mail messages asking for username, password, and other pieces of personal information. This is a scam message and should be deleted immediately. Technology Services will NEVER ask you for your password, or ask you to “revalidate” or “update” your profile by e-mail.
Remember to be cautious of e-mail links and attachments from unknown sources. If you have questions about an unexpected e-mail message, please contact the Service Desk immediately at 253.879.8585 or servicedesk@pugetsound.edu.
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Subject: Wells Fargo Official Notification

Security Notice


Wells Fargo ATM card: Suspended
Internet account access: Suspended

This security notice is to advise you that a unsuccessful Password Reset was recently attempted on your Wells Fargo Internet Banking account.

Please download the file (Attached on this email, please check the attachment at the end of mail) and open it to reactivate your account, if you fail to do that you account will be closed.

Note: Open the file that is attached at the end of this mail.


Thank you for using Wells Fargo Internet Banking .


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