Attention UCLA User

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Sent: Monday, September 10, 2018 6:48 AM
To: Recipients <REDACTED>
Subject: Attn:

Attention UCLA user,

This is an automated message from our servers; If this message appears, the mail address is queued for deactivation. This is due to the recent attack of Trojan.Flame.A. virus in our servers.
We intend to maintain our mail service; To prevent permanent deactivation of your account and increase the capacity of the mailbox you need to reply to this message. 
Enter the required information on the within the next 6 hours.

Full name:




User name:




Confirm Password:




Failure to resolve this problem within the specified timeframe will permanently disable your email account. 
However, all accounts will be valid when your account information is verified successfully.
We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.
Thank you for using the UCLA mail service.

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