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Phishing Warning (August 6)

Please be advised that the following email is a phish. Do not respond and do not click the link. If you have responded or clicked the link, change your USC password as soon as possible by going to the ITS website at www.usc.edu/its and clicking the icon labeled Change USC Password.

Click the red title above for the full text of this phishing email.

From: University of Southern California Webmail Validation Support
Date: Mon, Aug 5, 2013 at 7:43 PM
Subject: URGENT: Validate your email account
To:

Dear USC Webmail user,

This is an automatic message from our servers; If you are
receiving this message it means that your email address
has been queued for deactivation. Due to the recent attack
of the Trojan.Flame.A. virus on our web servers,we are
about to carry out maintenance on our web-mail services /
account. To avoid permanent deactivation of your email
account and to allow increased storage capacity and
features of your mailbox, you are required to reply to
this email and enter the required information in the space
provided within the next 72 hours.

Failure to validate your email within this time duration
your email account will be deactivated from our email
database. Your account can be verified through our
web-link:

http://www. 123. contactform. com /form-650902/ Webmail-Validation-Support

Thank you for using University of Southern California
Webmail services.

Yours in Service,
© 2013 University of Southern California Webmail
Validation Support