Mior Mohd Zain Mior Mohd Tahir's "Confidential" Scam
- By Dean Jay Williams
Email from Mior Mohd Zain Mior Mohd Tahir with a Subject of "Confidential:" is a scam. Please do not click on the "VERY URGENT AND CONFIDENTIAL CONTACT FOR MORE DETAILS" link in the message, and don't reply to it; simply delete the email.
What to do if you've clicked on the link and sent a reply
If you've followed the link in the message, or replied to this email or one like it, you should change your password immediately at www.uvm.edu/account. Contact the UVM Computing Helpline if you need assistance changing your password. The scammer may continue to correspond with you via email; just ignore any future messages.
For more information about scams, view our Web page on protecting your NetID and password.
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The "Confidential:" Scam
|From: Mior Mohd Zain Mior Mohd Tahir <email@example.com>
Date: September 20, 2013 5:06:27 PM EDT
VERY URGENT AND CONFIDENTIAL CONTACT FOR MORE DETAILS(firstname.lastname@example.org)
The information in this e-mail and any attachment(s) here to is only for the use of the intended recipient and may be confidential or privileged. If you are not the intended recipient, any use of, reliance on, reference to, disclosure of, alteration to or copying of the information for any purpose is prohibited. Any information not related to BNM's official business is solely the author's and does not necessarily represent BNM's view and is not necessarily endorsed by BNM. BNM shall not be liable for loss or damage caused by viruses transmitted by this e-mail or its attachments. BNM is not responsible for any unauthorised changes made to the information or for the effect of such changes.