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Phishing Scam: "URGENT: IMPORTANT NOTICE" (Expires 6/7/2013 1:23pm)

6/3/2013 1:32pm Problem
UF users should be aware of a new email scam (phishing scam) that attempts to convince unsuspecting recipients to register for anti-spam software by opening an attached fake registration form which asks UF users to supply their username and password. An example of the phishing message is included below. Never reply to an email with personal information such as your account username and password.

Subject: 	URGENT: IMPORTANT NOTICE
Date: 	Mon, 3 Jun 2013 19:06:34 +0200
From: 	Admin University of Florida [gwsarkoz@VCU.EDU]

Dear,

The management of University of Florida have mandated that all staffs 
and faculties should register for SpamKiller to help control spam emails 
sent to our Mail Server.

*Register Now for FREE! by Downloading the attached SpamKiller Page and 
login with your University of Florida e-mail details.*

This is mandatory to help improve our email services, do not ignore this 
message.

Thank you for your understanding!

Best Regards,

Management of University of Florida

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This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and 
contain privileged information and are intended only for the individual 
named. If you received this email by mistake please delete it from your 
system and notify the sender immediately. You are notified that 
disclosing, copying, distributing or taking any action in reliance on 
the contents of this information is strictly prohibited. University of 
Florida does guarantee that this material is free from viruses or any 
other defects although due care has been taken to cater for that.

[Attachment: Spam_Killer.mht]