Phishing Scam - "You Have Exceeded Your University E-mail Account Limit Quota"
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The Email Phishing Scam
From: Holcomb, Krystle Marie (krystle.holcomb@wsu .edu)
You have exceeded your University E-mail account limit quota of 250MB and you are requested to expand it within 48 hours or else your University E-mail account will be disabled from our database. CLICK HERE to expand your E-mail account quota to 2GB
Every month, thousands of these email messages are sent out by cyber-criminals to trick their potential victims into stealing their usernames and passwords. So, never click on link in an email message to sign into or log on to any of your online accounts..
If you were tricked into clicking the link in the fake email message and have entered your username and password on the bogus website that you were taken to, please change your email account password immediately.
Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.
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