Fraudulent Email Alert, March 23, 2010

Fraudulent emails directing users to reset their mailbox storage size limit have been reported. Do not reply to this email, click on any links or fill out any online forms with your account information. Instead, please forward a copy of the email including full headers to security@ubc.ca and then delete it from your Inbox or mobile phone. If you think you may have submitted your email account username or password, please notify security@ubc.ca.

For your reference, copies of the fraudulent emails are included below:

From: The University of British Columbia
To: undisclosed recipients: ;

Your mailbox has exceeded one or more size limits set by your administrator.
Your mailbox size is 239787 KB. Mailbox size limits:You may not be able to send or receive new mail until you reduce your mailbox size. To re-set your SPACE on our database prior to maintenance on your INBOX:

CLICK HERE:

Regards
WebCT Service Helpdesk

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Sent: March-23-10 8:29 AM
To: xxxxxxxxx
Subject: Your Webmail Quota Has Exceededþþþ

Your Webmail Quota Has Exceeded The Set Quota/Limit Which Is 20GB.
You Are Currently Running On 23GB Due To Hidden Files And Folder On Your
Mailbox.

Please Click the Link Below To Validate Your Mailbox And Increase Your Quota.

CLICK HERE FOR ACCOUNT UPDATE

Failure To Click This Link And Validate Your Quota May Result In Loss Of
Important

Information In Your Mailbox/Or Cause Limited Access To It.

Thanks
HELP DESK