Phishing Email Targeting Students: Subject = Mailbox Limit Exceeded

September 19, 2017

by UNH Information Security Services

UNH IT has received reports of a phishing email targeting students that attempts to obtain user credentials.

The subject of the email is "Mailbox Limit Exceeded" and it was sent from an @wildcats.unh.edu email account.

Email Text

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Monthly Mail Quota Exceeded

As a result of the high usage of your mailbox quota, we have temporarily suspended all inbound and outbound messages.

Kindly click here and follow prompt to restore your mailbox.

University of New Hampshire


If you received this email, please delete it.

If you clicked on the link and entered your UNH credentials, please call the UNH IT Service Desk at 603-862-4242 for immediate assistance.

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