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Do not respond to the following phish or fraudulent email.

DEAR YORKU.CA USER, Strange activity has been detected in your webmail account, which is against our Acceptable Use Policy (AUP). This account is suspected to have been hijacked, for a proof of ownership kindly click on the link below and fill the verification form within 48hours on receipt of this mail. http://******.st/mymailyorku We apologize  for […]

The following is a "phishing" message or scam. Do not respond!

Hello Be informed that a private message have been sent to you by your old friend who wish to get back in-touch with you. Please use the YURKU private contact viewer to login and view the message from your old friend, and possibly contact him/her after logging in. https://docs.****/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dDRBZjd2ZEJhYmNvdWtqTzFkVHVEaWc6MQ You can also copy the above […]

York Targeted Phishing Attack. Please DO NOT respond.

Do not respond to the following email. The URL may look like you are visiting a York email site but it's a phish-site.The "phishing" email looks like the following: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ------Original Message------ From: York University Information Services Sender: marie.h@clear.net.nz To: -@1.l ReplyTo: no-reply@yorku.ca Subject: York IT Service Centre Sent: 26 Apr 2012 21:21 York University […]

York U Phishing Email Reported. Do NOT respond!

Do NOT respond to the following email. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Subject:  Important notice for York Email Service users Attention: York Email Service users. This message from University Information Technology (UIT) Help Desk is for York Email Service users. We are currently conducting a maintenance exercise, which is meant to upgrading our database and e-mail account center. This exercise […]

Beware of another suspicious email purported to be from Royal Bank

sample email: ------------------------------------------ Dear Valued Customer, We noticed invalid login attempts into you account online from an unknown IP address. "" Due to this, we have temporarily suspended your account. We need you to update your account information for your account to be re-activated please update your billing information today by clicking here www1.***/cgi-bin/rbaccess After […]

Beware of Fraudulent email purported to be from admin@yorku.ca

Do NOT respond to any fraudulent email purported to be coming from admin@yorku.ca asking for username, password or other personal information. The following is the sample fraudulent (phish) email. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Subject: Your YORKU Login Needs To be Re-Confirm All our Web Mail users need to re-validated their account by clicking this link. http://****.com/revalidates To upgrade the […]

Suspicious BMO email seen at York

Please beware of the following email.. Dear Valued Customer, Thank you for the recent information update. Our review of the information you provided however indicates that some of your personal information are incomplete. It is important that you complete your records as Bank of Montreal has mandated that all accounts with incomplete personal information should […]