Another fraudulent e-mail seeking personal information is making the rounds today.
UA's information technology professionals blocked the e-mail as soon as it was spotted, but some of the messages may have gotten through before the filter was put in place.
We have posted the fraudulent message below so that you will be able to identify it and any future messages like it. You should disregard this message and delete it. It was sent by someone unaffiliated with the University.
Remember, no one from UA will ever ask for a password by e-mail.
If you responded to this e-mail, please call the help desk at 330-972-6888 to reset your password.
Also, here's a free tutorial to help you identify fraudulent "phishing" e-mails.
Dear uakron.edu Email Account Owner,
This message is from uakron.edu messaging center to all uakron.edu email account owners.
We are currently upgrading our data base and e-mail account center. We are deleting all unused uakron.edu email accounts to create more space for new accounts. To prevent your account from being closed, you will have to update it below so that we will know that it'sa present used account.
CONFIRM YOUR EMAIL IDENTITY BELOW
Email Username : .......... .....
EMAIL Password : ................
Date of Birth : .................
Country or Territory : ..........
Warning!!! Account owner that refuses to update his orher account within Seven days of receiving thiswarning will lose his or her account permanently.Thank you for using uakron.edu