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Phishing email warning

A phishing email has been sent to some Warwick email accounts, asking you to submit your account details.

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:

Warwick web-mail team

Body:

Dear Staffs and student,

This is to inform all staff and student of The University of Warwick

that due to high numbers of inactive Warwick accounts on the server.

and removal of all unused accounts an upgrade is needed, kindly upgrade your email account by filling the form below.

This information will be used to upgrade your account to avoid lost. Failure to do this your account will be De-activated within the next 24 hour

Please stay connected.

User Name.....................

Email Id........................

Password........................

Confirm Password............

Thank you.