There is a wide spread phishing/scam attempt by someone impersonating the IT Service Desk and using a Crimson email address. You can view the email below.
The University of Alabama will never ask for this sort of information. Please delete this message if you have received it. If you have replied to this message, please change your myBama password as soon as possible. Contact the IT Service Desk at (205) 348-5555 or email@example.com if you have any questions.
From: The University of Alabama <myBamaUsername@crimson.ua.edu>
Date: Sunday, August 23, 2015
Subject: The University of Alabama IT Service Desk
Dear crimson mail user,
We have detected an unusual signing in of your email account from a
different location and messages that trigger our spam folder so we
are verifying all The University of Alabama email address to carry out
a spam arrest quarantine programme on our database. To enable us carry
out this service within 24 hours, you are to provide these
Note: The University of Alabama IT Service Desk will suspend all email
account who did not perform this exercise as it will be seen and taken
as an illegal email account.
The University of Alabama IT Service Desk
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