Yet another email scam (Subject: WARNING !!! Mailbox Re-validation) – please ignore and delete

Posted by | April 17, 2012 | ITD Announcements | No Comments

Another phishing / scam message has been received by a number of email users at UNE. This is not a genuine email from UNE – please ignore and delete the message if you receive one.

Example message below:

From: [address] On Behalf Of Webmail System Administrator
Sent: Saturday, 14 April 2012 2:13 PM
Subject: WARNING !!! Mailbox Re-validation
Importance: Low

Your mailbox has exceeded the storage limit of 1 GB, which is defined by the administrator, you are currently running 9.8 GB, you may not be able to send or receive new messages within the next 48hrs until you re-validate your mailbox.

To renew the mailbox,

view link and fill renewal form: {URL}

Thank you!