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New Phishing Attack Strikes – "Subject: TO ALL STAFF of WVU"

A new phishing e-mail that appears to come from a WVU source is making the rounds on campus. This attack is particularly dangerous because it claims to support the current WVU implementation of the new e-mail system that is replacing Groupwise. Recipients should notice the e-mail doesNOT come from an official WVU e-mail address. It threatens dire consequences such as, ”?this is the last notification before deletion” and the web link provided does NOT go to an official WVU resource. These are all clear indicators of a phishing attack. Be skeptical! Forward suspicious e-mails to defendyourdata@mail.wvu.edu for validation. To learn more about phishing attacks see http://it.wvu.edu/security/defend-your-data/iss-announcement-002.