Nov

14

New Email Scam

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Heads up today: apparently a new email scam is going around. No, there is no such thing as a Columbia Webmail Account, but we’ve seen worse scams. Don’t send personal information to strange email addresses! Full email below.

From: Mail Administrator
Sender: [email protected]
To: (Recipient List Suppressed)
ReplyTo: [email protected]
Subject: Columbia University in the City of New York
Sent: Nov 14, 2010 12:05 PM

The Columbia University in the City of New York wish to inform you that our Account Review Team identified some unusual
activity in your Columbia Webmail Account. Do send us your current login credentials to keep your account active.

Uni:
Password:

Columbia University
Online Webmaster Department

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3 Comments

  1. Anonymous

    Hey, the grammar isn't terribly atrocious! And they did their research!
    Now they just need better technical geeks and a proofreader.

  2. hmmmm

    Sender: [email protected]

    those damn canadians are at it again!

  3. Ummm

    this is such a FAIL hahahah

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