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eSSENTIAL ACCESSIBILITY Crisis Centre

Malicious Emails

Please be advised that we are experiencing issues with malicious emails being sent to our user community.

Sample of one of the emails circulating below:

Subject: Varies from emails. One has been a termination notice and another mentioning your request to close your mail box.

Dear uoit.ca email service user,

We acknowledge receipt of your request to close your firstname.lastname@uoit.ca mailbox. Kindly note that your request is processing and your mailbox will be closed within 72 hours. All folders of your mailbox (Inbox, Sent, Spam, Trash, Draft, Folders) and their content will be deleted.

If you actually request to terminate your account, please ignore this email.

If you didn't make this request, please fill the form attached and send it to: reminder@uoit.ca (this address may be help@dc-uoit.ca)

Thanks,

uoit.ca Email Account Service (the items in bold are hyperlinks)

These emails are not sent from IT Services. The emails should be deleted, and your Deleted Items folder should be emptied.

Do not click on any links in these emails. Do not save or open any attachments.

If you have any further questions, please contact the IT Service desk.

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