The following scam intends to trick its recipients into clicking on a malicious link and steal their credentials. Notice the generic language, non-VCU email address, and non-VCU sender; all of which are tell-tale signs of a scam. Delete this email if you received it.
Subject: Mail Notice
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2015 06:55:10 -0600
From: virginia Commonwealth University <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Your mailbox is almost full and is running out of disk space.
This mailbox is currently 98.87% (2,699.60/3,000.00 MB) full.
To avoid any disruption of services or losing some of your emails from
the mail box.
Goto :http://bit.ly/1Xxxxxxxq (Malicious link redacted)
Login and activate additional 16GB storage now to have your account
upgraded to higher quota.
Note: This is an automated server notification to help you keep track of
your usage and avoid any down-times, please do not reply directly to