Recent Phishing Attempt

There is a recent phishing attempt being sent out to UCSD email addresses. If you receive an email like the one below, delete it immediately! Notice that the email doesn’t come from a legitimate UCSD email address. Do not under any circumstances click on the link provided in that email. If you accidentally did, change your password using the ACMS Global Password Change Tool:

From: UCSD Webmaster <>

Date: Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 2:10 PM

Subject: Case number: 8941624

To: Recipients <>

Important warning message from the UCSD Web Mail Administrator. We have

commence a Quarantine Maintenance on every UCSD Web Mail account to prevent

numerous Spam mails we receive on UCSD Email server. To re-validate your

Web Mail account please click on the below link and enter your UCSD email

id and password for maintenance and Virus Scanning, Very Important. Click


Your Web Mail account will be temporarily terminated in a short time for

failure to adhere to our urgent notice.

UCSD Webmaster

Case number: 8941624

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