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Email Scam: "Nyu Abuse Department"

There is a phishing email that is being sent to NYU users requesting that the recipient click on a link or else face the risk of an account suspension.

The message appears as the following:

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"Dear Valued Member,

According to our terms of services, you will have to confirm your e-mail by the following link, or your account will be suspended for security reasons.

http://www.nyu.edu/confirm.php?account=(Your NetID)@nyu.edu

After following the instructions in the sheet, your account will not be interrupted and will continue as normal.

Thanks for your attention to this request. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Sincerely, Nyu Abuse Department"

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This message is NOT legitimate. DO NOT click on any link in that message. The link may trigger a download of malicious software and compromise your PC.

It is recommended that you forward this phishing message, and any message like it, to is.spam@nyu.edu .