The Information Technology (IT) Office has been receiving multiple reports regarding the following sample e-mail:
From: Customer Care Centre <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: July 23, 2010 9:50:04 PM EDT
To: undisclosed recipients: ;
An HTK4S virus has been detected in the nccumc.org Webmail server,and all nccumc.org webmail accounts need to be upgraded immediatly to prevent damage to the nccumc.org webmail. You are therefore required to provide your account identities listed below to enable us verify and perform maintainance in your account with the new HTK4S anti-virus/anti-Spam version 2010. failure to provide your valid information, your account will be suspended temporarily from our services.
Date Of Birth:………..
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This is not a legitimate e-mail message. It was not sent by a representative of the IT Office. We will never send any of our e-mail accounts a message asking for personal information. If you receive this type of e-mail requesting any kind of personal information then it is not legitimate and you can safely delete it. The only way in which we collect personal data is through our Online Data Collection System. Please feel free to contact David Reid or Douglas Ward if you have any additional questions or concerns.