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Phishing Alert: Two "Click Here" email scams

Two phishing scams were reported today, one from a supposed Brown address ( and another from compromised Brown accounts.  Both contained a link that recipients were told to click. As with others, do NOT click on the link. If you have not already deleted it, mark the email as phishing and then delete it.  Examples follow of these latest phishing attempts.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: <different Brown addresses>
Date: Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 5:00 PM
Subject: <Name> Sent You a Google Doc

Google Drive. Keep everything. Share anything
Please check the document i uploaded for you using Google docs. CLICK HERE to sign in securely with your email to view the document its very important.
Thank You. 

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Brown University <>
Date: Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 7:22 AM
Subject: Message From Brown University

We received a notification fro m our date base system stating your email has been hacked by someone.

You are require to Click Here and log-in to your email in other to validate and secure your email profile.

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