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Please note that Tyler is referring to the DNS registration authority,  
not the UVM Registrar or Registrar's Office.  I know that Keith  
Williams does many things, but domain registration is not one of  
them.  ;-)


On Nov 12, 2009, at 8:58 AM, Tyler Whitney wrote:

> Just FYI for the list. I reported the website to the registrar,  
> which usually takes actions accordingly because many times it is a  
> violation of their use agreement. I'm not sure how it works being in  
> Russia, but the registrar had a website that I was able to contact  
> them through. The last email folks in my department had received  
> awhile back was a UK URL, I reported it to the registrar and they  
> shut them down. Though UVM has the nice ability to change DNS as  
> stated (which is very helpful) I not only worry about the folks  
> working from home/checking email from home without that protection,  
> but also other folks not UVM affiliated that could possible get  
> sucked into the trickery of these people.
>
> Its an endless battle.
>
> Tyler
>
> Deb Smith wrote:
>> That is very helpful Wesley and thanks to everyone else who have  
>> responded.
>> ds
>>
>> On 11/12/2009 8:16 AM, Wesley Alan Wright wrote:
>>> Like everybody else has said, heck no.
>>>
>>> But How can one tell? Some simple forensics.
>>>
>>> Note the purported From: address
>>>
>>> [log in to unmask]
>>>
>>> Look up NetID  servicemail in UVM Directory -- no hits
>>>
>>> Now look at the address associated with the "Verify My Webmail  
>>> Account" link. In m email program, I can do hat simply by mousing  
>>> over the link, and the address pops up
>>>
>>>    http://www.premline.ru/pictures/webmail.uvm.edu/
>>>
>>> .ru is russia
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Nov 12, 2009, at 8:09 AM, Deb Smith wrote:
>>>
>>>> Is this a legitimate request?  I have never seen a message like  
>>>> that asking me to verify my UVM WebMail.  I am not going to do  
>>>> this unless someone from ETS says it is okay.
>>>> By the way I have not had any problems with webmail.
>>>> Deb
>>>>
>>>> -------- Original Message --------
>>>> Subject:    You Have 1 New Message.
>>>> Date:    Wed, 11 Nov 2009 23:11:30 +0000
>>>> From:    UVM WebMail <[log in to unmask]>
>>>> Reply-To:    Technology Discussion at UVM <[log in to unmask]>
>>>> To:    [log in to unmask]
>>>>
>>>> Welcome to UVM WebMail
>>>>
>>>> Due to recent problem encountered with access to your UVM WebMail  
>>>> account you
>>>> are required to verify your Webmail information by clicking on  
>>>> the verify my Webmail account link below.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Verify My Webmail Account
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Regards
>>>>
>>>> Thank you for using UVM WebMail
>>>>
>>>
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>
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>
> Tyler Whitney
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