Fordham Information Technology - Secure IT: Attention Webmail Account Users - Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 10/29/2010

Friday, October 29, 2010

Attention Webmail Account Users - Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 10/29/2010

This is another phishing scam email that has been reported. This message was received on or about October 29th, 2010. Please DO NOT respond to this message or anything that looks like it. You may disregard and delete this message. If you have any questions about the validity of this email please contact the University Help Desk directly at 718 817-3999 or via email: helpdesk@fordham.edu.

Attention Webmail Account Users!

We wish to alert that a virus is currently circulating on the Internet
Webmail, Due our latest IP Security upgrades we have reason to
believe that your webmail account was accessed by a third party,
Protecting the security of your webmail account is our primary concern.

To resolve this situation, we are currently formatting the database
Webmail to avoid damage to the entire server Webmail altogether.

How can I restore my account access ? You must reply to this e-mail
providing the Below information:

Enter Full names here... .. . ... ...... ... ..>
Enter e-mail here... .. . ... ...... ... ..>
Ener Username / ID> here... .. . ... ......>
Enter the password here... .. . ... ...... ... ..>
Password Comfim here... .. . ... ...... ... ..>

From this point you will be unable to receive new email as it will be
returned to the sender, Provide the above information to enable us
help reset your webmail immediately.

Thank you for your cooperation.
Help Desk


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