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[UM Voice] CITS has received reports of email messages sent to University account holders with subject lines such as, “The university I.T.S update,” “umaryland ACCOUNT User,” and “IT Service Notification” The messages seemingly come from “system support” staff and warn of a variety of account problems. These spam emails request that you visit a link to verify your account or reply to the message with your identification, password, and full name and contact information. Do not do this! 

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