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Fraud Alert - tax refund spam scam

Editorial Staff

The following e-mail addresses are associated with potential phishing or drive-by malware attacks this morning:


Below is the text of an e-mail sent from a fake or hijacked account at Huddersfield University and seemingly sent via the University's own marketing server.

Att : Claim your refund
From Abu Tariq Jammaluddin
Attachment: TaxRefund.docx
Body: Our Last attempt to deposit your tax refund of for the last fiscal year fai=
led, this is due to error in the bank details in your tax file. Please foll=
ow the attached reference

Note: Our anti-malware system quarantined the attachment.