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Phishing scams via mails

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Our reminder

  1. Real IT administrators NEVER attempt to acquire your username and password via emails. And the bad guys usually do it by phishing mails. Therefore, NEVER send your password to anyone.
  2. Please delete phishing mails once you receive them. Do not follow their instructions.
  3. If you have been a victim of a phishing scam, please reset your password according to the procedure which CCC provides as soon as possible to stop the bad guys from using your email account continually.

Some examples of phishing emails

  • The following example is a phishing scam. Delete it once you receive it.
    Dear EDU.TW Webmail account owner,
    
       This is to inform you that we are currently carrying out scheduled
    maintenance and upgrade our Webmail service, all account owners are
    required to verify their email account via
    http://www.access.accountverify.cz.cc/
    in order to keep the contents of the mailbox safe. failure to do this
    within 72 hours of receiving this message, your account will be deleted
    from our database.
    
    http://www.access.accountverify.cz.cc/
    
    

  • The following example is a phishing scam. Delete it once you receive it.
    Dear Webmail Subscribers,
    
    
    We are contacting you to remind you that our Account Review Team identified 
    some unusual activity in your Webmail Account. As a result,access to your 
    account has been limited in accordance with the  Webmail Account Online User 
    Agreement.
    
    Your account access will remain limited until this issue has been resolved. 
    You are therefore required to provide the information below:
    
    E-mail User:_________________
    
    Password:__________________________
    
    Date of Birth:_______________________
    
    Important*Please provide all these information completely and correctly 
    otherwise due to security reasons we may have to close your  Webmail Account 
    temporarily.We thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. Please 
    understand that this is a security measure intended to help protect you and 
    your  Webmail Account. We apologise for any inconvenience.
    

  • The following example is a phishing scam. Delete it once you receive it.
    NATIONAL TSING HUA UNIVERSITY EMAIL ACCOUNT UPGRADE
    
    ATTENTION WEB-MAIL USER
    
    Your E-mail Box has reached its maximum limit of  500MB storage and your
    account will be deactivated if you do not upgrade it now. To upgrade your
    web-mail account, kindly click on the below link and follow the
    instructions to upgrade space for more storage.
    
    http://www.knaus-camping-hennesee.de/phpform/use/AccountUpgrade/form1.html
    
    Your account shall remain active after you have successfully confirmed
    your account.
    
    Copyright  2010 National Tsing Hua University • No. 101, Section 2,
    Kuang-Fu Road, Hsinchu, Taiwan 30013, R.O.C • ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
    •
    
                                  !!! WARNING !!!
    Failure to log out will allow others to access your account. Closing the
    browser window does NOT log you out properly.  To log out, please click
    one of the "Log out" icons in the browser window.
    
 
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