Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Periodic Reminder About Email Scams

From time to time, UCLA folks will get emails such as the one below.  They are all phony and may damage your computer if you click on the links provided. 

You can usually see, if you check, that the message doesn't come from a UCLA address.  But sometimes it might seem to be from UCLA.  So just delete.
From: Nicole Jones
Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 10:08 AM
To: Nicole Jones
Subject: Email Confirmation

Dear mailbox user,
We currently upgraded to 4GB space. Please log-in to your account in order to validate E-space. Your emails won't be delivered by our server, unless email account is confirmed. 
Click on faculty and staff email confirmation to confirm details of your email account. Note that failure to confirm your email with this notification, would lead to dismissal of your user account. Protecting your email account is our our primary concern.This has become necessary to serve you better.

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