phishing scam

January 27, 2006

Several Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff have reported receiving an e-mail message claiming to be from

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 within 24 hours for security reasons.

(link deleted)

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.


Vt Security Department

Please delete this email; do not click on the enclosed links. Virginia Tech will never contact you via e-mail to verify personal information. This message is a variant of the Trojan Dropper virus. If you have received this message, please delete it immediately.