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If you received an email message that requests you to fill in a form to update your Facebook account information, just delete it–it’s another phishing scam.

Remember, no legitimate company or organization will request private information through email.


Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2012 01:52:30 -0400
From: “Facebook”  <>
Subject: Notice: Your account will be blocked
To: Recipients <>

Dear Member,

Your Facebook account was recently logged into from a computer, mobile device or other location you’ve never used before.

For your protection, we’ve temporarily locked your account until you can review this activity and make sure no one is using your account without your permission.

Did you log into Facebook from a new device or an unusual location?

- If this was not you, there’s no need to worry. Simply Download the attached member profile attacment and complete Facebook verification.Otherwise your account will be suspended soon.

For more information, visit our Help Center:by downloading the attachment form and click login .

Thanks, Facebook Security Team

Attachment: Login.facebook.com_member2_profile_update.html (75k bytes) 

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New phishing scam alert!

Automated telephone message is a scam

PNC Bank, Inc. has reported customers are receiving an automated telephone call saying that the individual’s PNC Bank card has been compromised. It then instructs the individual to press “1” and enter his or her card number.

If you receive such a message, hang up – it’s a phishing scam. Under no circumstances should you enter your card number. No legitimate business will call or contact you and ask for personal or private banking information.

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Remember, the University WILL NEVER request information about your email account.
Any messages you receive that say otherwise are phishing for personal information.
ALWAYS delete these messages. One such message was received by UD personnel on Oct. 19, 2011.

Subject: .Dear .Webmail. Account .Owner!
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2011 23:10:02 +0100

.Dear .Webmail . Account .Owner, 

This message is  from the University Webmail Messaging Center 
to all email account owners.

We are currently carrying out scheduled maintenance,
upgrade of our web mail service and we are changing our mail host server,
as a result your original password will be reset. 

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused. 

To complete your webmail email account upgrade, you must 
reply to this email immediately and provide the 
information requested below.
E-mail Address:
User Name/ID:
Re-type Password:
Failure to do this will immediately render your email 
address deactivated from the University Webmail.
This E-mail is confidential and privileged. 
If you are not the intended Recipient please accept our apologies; 
Please do not Disclose, Copy or Distribute 
Information in this E-mail or take any action in 
Reliance on its contents: to do so is strictly 
prohibited and may be Unlawful. 

Please inform us that this Message has gone astray before deleting it. 

Thank you for your Co-operation. 

Copyright ?2011 University Webmaster. 
All Rights Reserved

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