Dispatches From The Geeks

News and Announcements from the MCS Systems Group

Phishing attack mail

There’s a phishing mail many received here (enclosed below) that claims we need you to send your username and password. While it’s clever enough to mention our Zimbra server and get our anl.gov domain right, you all are smart enough to know we will never ask you for your password. Never send your password via e-mail, and never give your password away.


> Dear Account User
>> This message is from anl.gov Helpdesk to all our email account subscribers. Due to the recent Phishing email/attack on our database by a new virus called SPEK155.’Help Desk’ will be upgrading to the latest version of the zimbra server and all accounts needs to be re-validated and upgraded to the new 2012 anti-spam version.You are advised to provide us the below information withing the next 48 hours so that your account can be re-validated and upgraded to the new 2012 anti-spam version or you stand a risk of having your account Deleted from our database due to the menace of this virus.
>> User Name:
> Password:
> Confirm Your Password:
>> Thank You.
> ANL Help Desk
> Warning Code: RP1077650.

Written by Craig Stacey

December 5, 2012 at 11:49 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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