Deactivation scam (7/22/17)

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.

From: Dover, Milana Kreail <>
Date: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 at 11:25 AM
Subject: IT Support Center | VCU Technology Services
Hello account user Virginia Commonwealth University most affordable public research university, Our mission to “let knowledge serve the city” reflects our dedication to finding innovative, sustainable solutions to local and global problems. We have also adjusted our system and we find out that your data is no longer on our profile due to error in connection database.

regarding the new Tren on our recent update Simply send your profile and if you do not submit your e-mail, you will not be able to access the Vcu message next time. Follow the instructions to avoid deactivation on your account, use this link quickly (Malicious link redacted)

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