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Hoax Email - Do Not Open Emails from Vanessa McKaig



Who is affected: All JCU staff and students
Date Reported: 10th March 2015

Description: JCU advises the below has been identified as a Spam/Hoax email and it has not been sent from or endorsed by JCU.

What do I need to do? If you have received this email please delete immediately. If you have received one of these emails and either clicked on the links contained within it or replied to the message then please contact the IT Help Desk.


Sample Email Follows:

Message Subject: 
System Administrator
From Address: McKaig, Vanessa (vanessa dot mckaig at jcu dot edu dot au)

Message Body:

Dear Account User,

Your E-mail mailbox has exceeded the limit of 23,432, which is as set by the ADMINISTRATOR, you are currently at 23,000, very soon you will not be able to send or receive email until you validate your mailbox. To re-validate your mailbox, click on the link below and follow the instruction for your upgrade.

To prevent your email account from being closed, re-validate your mailbox below please click here
Sincerely,

System Administrator.