Security Alert: Phishing attempt

The E-Mail below is being circulated.  This is not a legitimate request.  This is  a Phishing attempt falsely claiming to be an established legitimate enterprise in attempt to scam the user into surrendering private and protected information that will be used for identity theft.  The E-Mail can direct users to visit a Web site where they are asked to update or enter passwords and or credit card numbers, social security numbers, bank account numbers, that the legitimate organization already has.  The Web site is bogus and set up only to steal the users information.

Purdue Calumet, other organizations or businesses will never ask you for your password or other sensitive and protected information via E-Mail.  Please be careful when you click.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Customer Service Center via E-Mail at csc@purduecal.edu or via phone at extension 2888 option 2.



From: William P McLauchlan [mailto:mclauchl@purdue.edu]
Sent:
Friday, November 02, 2012 3:42 PM
To:
mclauchl@purdue.edu
Subject:
Info.


Dear Email User,


This to inform you that you have almost exceeded your mailbox size in our database. You have used 19.2GB out of your allocated 20.5Gb. You will be unable to send/receive mails as soon as you reach your mailbox limit. Please delete your sent items and empty your deleted items (thrash) to free up some space in your mail box, you are also required to upgrade to our new 25GB Webmail. Click UPGRADE NOW below to automatically upgrade your mailbox.


UPGRADENOW


This will automatically reset/upgrade your mailbox size into the new 25GB faster and better webmail system.

You will be notified as soon as upgrade is completed.


Thanks for your co-operation.

William P. McLauchlan.

Microsoft Exchange Zimbra Server.

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Do not reply to this email, click on the link to automatically upgrade your mailbox.

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