Malicious Phishing Attempt – Email Account Suspended!

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: Email Account Suspended!

IT-Help Desk.

Due to recent security update in the IT Industry which is posed to
making web messaging easy and more secure,the webmail of Information
Technology has decided a compulsory and immediate upgrade of the current
web-mail server to the version 6.3 of the current Microsoft Sun java
web messenger which is more secured with more storage space. All
staff/students are required to click the link below to start the email
migrations no email or information shall be lost after the migration to
the new web messaging server.
So to activate and unblock your account before routine deletion by our
servers <CLICK HERE> (link removed)

Click on the link above to complete the form.
Thank you for co-operation.
IT-Technical Support.