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Email Phishing Scams! DO NOT REPLY!

This news item expired February 9, 2009. It may contain out-of-date information.
Some Iowa State email accounts are receiving variations of email alleging to be from "IASTATE.EDU SUPPORT TEAM", "VERIFICATION TEAM", "Admin Help Desk" (helpdesk @, and other similar senders, asking users to verify their password or other personal information by replying to the message or clicking on a link. These emails are a scam. Do not reply to or click on links in these emails!

If you do reply with your password, immediately go to, and change your password.

Iowa State University, IT Services, or the Solution Center will never ask you to send your password or other confidential personal information via email.