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Please ignore the "We have upgraded to 500MG" email scam

Did you receive an email about uprading your email quota?  It's a scam -- please do not respond to the email or click on the link;just delete it.  If you or someone you know has clicked on the link, please change your password immedately by going to www.uvm.edu/account.  

 

Here is the bogus email:  

From: Customer Care Center <peterluk@optusnet.com.au>
Date: October 8, 2011 9:55:10 PM EDT
Subject: We have upgraded to 500MG
Reply-To: upgrade20111951@hotmail.com

We have upgraded to 500MG Email Space, login 
into youraccount to confirm if your account is still active.

Click the link below to login into your account for
confirmation and upgrade.

hxxp://h1cc.net/help/use/emailspace/form1.html

Note: If you have not been upgraded, click the 
Upgrade To
500MG check box.

Please note that while UVM email has a 100 MB quota on our Inboxes, there is no overall quota. 

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