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Hoax Email - Do Not Open Emails from deepairsea at gmail dot com

Who is affected: All JCU staff and students
Date Reported: 16th June 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:
From Address(s): Jamescook Administrator <deepairsea at gmail dot com>
Reply-To Address(s): deepairsea at gmail dot com
Message Body:

This message is from web mail service of Jamescook University, our database security system for your email accounts has detect some viruses . To protect your account, we have invent a new 2015 anti-spam and anti-virus software installed, and you need to increase your space and protect your email. In addition, we have to ensure more active accounts to make room for a new account users so we can delete unused email account, you can Click Here to identify and confirm that your account is active you are required to enter personal information, such as appears on the page.

Note: If you do not participate in this upgrading exercise renders your email account as inactive .

Thank you for your understanding.
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