You have got an urgent message from The University of Guelph

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 Dear User,
 This is to let you know that our web-mail server will be upgraded and maintained soon.
 If you don't want your e-mail account to be terminated during the upgrade,
 Send "UG--UPGRADE" to X-X-X-X-X-X-X-X-X-X (Phone number redacted)
 You will receive instructions on how to upgrade your account via text message.
 If you do not comply with the above, your email access will be disabled.
 Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.
 System Administrator
 University of Guelph.


This Phishing message is targeting students, and telling them that they have to text this number to keep your e-mail account. Always be wary of emails telling you to do something or else, in many cases like this one the scammer will aim to take your personal information, banking information and steal money from your account. Please DO NOT text the number or provide your details.

If you have any questions about phishing messages like these please feel free to reach out to the IT Help Centre at 519-824-4120 ext. 58888 or