Phishing email to steal details
Do not reply to phishing email with subject header 'Update your Account' in the Subject line.
Many of you have reported receiving a phishing email in your @bath.ac.uk inbox. Please delete and do not reply.
If you have replied you must change your password.
Bath University Computer Service (BUCS) will NEVER ask you to reveal your password.
The content of the phishing email is as below. It is false and has no connection with University of Bath.
From: "University of Bath Webmail(firstname.lastname@example.org)" <email@example.com>
Date: 22 September 2012 16:35:34 GMT+01:00
Subject: Update Your Account.
Reply-To: "University of Bath Webmail(firstname.lastname@example.org)" <email@example.com>
Dear bath.ac.uk Email Users,
As part of our security measures, we regularly screen activity in the bath.ac.uk Webmail system and after noticing an issue on your account password, we are requesting confirmation from you for the following reason:
Our system requires further password verification.
In accordance with bath.ac.uk Webmail User Agreement, your account access will remain limited until the issue has been resolved. Unfortunately, if access to your account remains limited for an extended period of time, it may result in further limitations or eventual account closure.
To verify your bath.ac.uk Webmail account, you must reply to this email
immediately and enter your following information.
Email Username :
Email Password :
Thank you for using bath.ac.uk webmail
The bath.ac.uk support team
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24 September 2012