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GT users are receiving new email phishing attempts that attempt to persuade recipients to visit a non-GT web site (examples below). Please be advised that these are not legitimate emails and should be deleted. If you receive an email like these, do not respond or follow the links.

Example 1

From: []
Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 2010 3:47 PM
To: <removed>
Subject: Your confirmation is needed

Hello, <removed>

Please reply to this email message to confirm your subscription to

Your email address has been entered for a subscription to the mailing list. However, your new subscription requires a confirmation that you received this email message and want to join this mailing list.

To confirm that you do want to join click here

To unsubscribe immediately click here

Thank you,

Example 2

From: Schlag, Katharine L []
Sent: Sunday, June 20, 2010 8:23 PM
Subject: Final Notice

Attn: Faculty/Staff/Students,

We have noticed that your webmail account has been compromised by spammers. Please click the link below to validate your mailbox for better security. or copy link to your browser.

Failure to click this link to validate your mailbox may result in loss of important information in your mailbox/or cause limited access to it.

Schlag, Katharine L
For Helpdesk Team

TSO Help Desk (CCB 148, 404.894.7065,