Deactivation scam (7/21/17)

The following scam attempts to trick its victims into clicking on a malicious link, which will subsequently steal the victim’s account information. Notice the non-VCU email address, generic language, and the masked foreign link; all of which are signs of a scam. Please delete this message if you received.

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From: Server [mailto:d.xxxxxx@best1tire.com]
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 1:31 PM
To:
Subject: [EXTERNAL] Your request is being processed

 

Hello xxxxxxx,

Notice! A Request to deactivate your  office email xxxxxxxx@vcuhealth.org was made and this request will be processed shortly before 24hrs.

If this was made accidentally, you are advised to cancel the request now? 

Cancel De-activation (Malicious link redacted)

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