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Phishing email warning

A phishing email, asking you to click a fake Paypal link has been sent to some University email accounts.

The email is not genuine, and you should not reply to it or follow any links in it. It is an attempt to capture your personal data. IT Services will never ask you to submit your account details online.

If you'd like more information about spam and "phishing" emails, please visit the ITS website

The email

The text of the email is as follows:

Subject: ** Important Notification : Customer : ***

PayPal Client : [your name]
E-mail ID: #####
Online Session PID: 2176288

Please restore access to your account.


Please do not reply to this mail. The mails sent to this address can not be answered.

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