Malicious Phishing Attempt – Attention: Account User

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.
—-Sample Message—-

Attention: Account User

This email is being sent to you because of violation security breach that was detected by our servers.
Our server detected that one of the messages you received from a contact has already infected
your mail with a dangerous virus.

You can no longer be allowed to send messages or files to other users to prevent the spread of virus to
other users.

Please follow the link below to perform maintenance work needed to improve the protection of the email for
us to verify and have your account cleared against this virus.

Failure to comply will lead to the termination of your Account in the next 48 hours.

<link removed>

Hoping to serve you better.

Sincerely,
Help Desk
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This is an Administrative Message from noreply@admin.com Mail server, It is not spam.
From time to time, noreply@admin.com server will send you such messages in order to
communicate important information about your subscription
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