Hoax Email

Blog Author: Aaron Smith | October 22nd, 2009

We have had a number of clients inform us they have seen the following email. If you receive this please be aware it is a hoax. Do not click on the links or reply, simply delete it. Feel free to notify us and if you have any questions or concerns, call us on 02 8831 8200.

The email looks like this:


—–Original Message—– From: System [mailto:System@] Sent: Tuesday, 13 October 2009 6:11 AM To: Subject: Mail system upgrade


On October 16, 2009 server upgrade will take place. Due to this the system may be offline for approximately half an hour. The changes will concern security, reliability and performance of mail service and the system as a whole. For compatibility of your browsers and mail clients with upgraded server software you should run SSl certificates update procedure. This procedure is quite simple. All you have to do is just to click the link provided, to save the patch file and then to run it from your computer location. That’s all.

[Links that appeared here have been removed]

Thank you in advance for your attention to this matter and sorry for possible inconveniences.

System Administrator

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