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Bogus Email Appears To Be From Stanford's Email Group

Posted 11:43 AM, November 1, 2010, by eamsel

If you recently received an email that looked legit but sounded wrong, it wasn't sent from Stanford. Delete the email, do not respond. A copy of the body of the bogus email is listed below.

If you have any concerns about email or information security in general, please contact IRT Information Security Services at Check with us first, we're always here for you.


From: Stanford University []
Sent: Saturday, October 30, 2010 11:06 AM
To: undisclosed-recipients:
Subject: Announcement

Stanford University (displayed in red)

Stanford University is excited to announce the new webmail with security system.The new webmail is better than ever and now offers additional Security system and personal preference options,message preview improvements,and much more.To migrate to the new webmail and Check out some of the highlights click the link below and then login to migrate today!

click here to migrate to the new webmail

If you would like to continue using the old webmail system please click here to contact us to keep your old webmail.

Please note that for the duration of the webmail preview, we will not have the remember me function.This enables you to easily access either viewing option.

Vice-Chancellor's Office

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