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Bogus e-mail...

2010-07-08

Occasionally, Willamette.Net customers receive e-mail advising that their mail account settings have been changed due to a security upgrade or similar pretext, and urging them to click on a link provided. Here's an example:

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Subject: For the owner of the xxxxxxx@willamette.net e-mail account
From: "customersupport@willamette.net"
Date: Wed, 8 July 2010 23:33:04 -0300
To:

Dear user of the willamette.net mailing service!

We are informing you that because of the security upgrade of the mailing service your mailbox (xxxxxxx@willamette.net) settings were changed. In order to apply the new set of settings click on the following link:

http://willamette.net/owa/service_directory/settings.php?email=xxxxxxx@willamette.net&from=willamette.net&fromname=xxxxxxx

Best regards, willamette.net Technical Support.


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The e-mail is completely fraudulent and should be discarded. The link will take you someplace you do not want to visit.

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