Dear faculty, students, and staff,

The email below is a phishing attack designed to capture your username and password. If you get a similar email, please delete it. If you are not sure, then please forward the email to us and we’ll check it out for you. (Forward to

Please note the reassuring link to the AVAST email scanning software’s website to deceive you into a false sense of security.

If you inadvertently clicked on the link and entered your username and password, then please call me right now at 5596-3818 so that we can take remedial action.


Khalid Sarwar Warraich | Chief Information Officer


From: Mail Administrator <>
Date: 6 March 2016 at 18:47:25 GMT+3
To: <email deleted>
Subject: Upgrade Your Mailbox Quota Dear (Do not Ignore)
Reply-To: <>
Your mailbox quota has reached 85%. Kindly verify email with the server to ensure smooth functioning of your email account.
This may cause your mailbox to be Impaired or you may no longer receive anymore email

Please note: * Failure to carry out the above as soon as possible could result in new incoming email being blocked. will not be responsible for any data or email lost after this verification and no response from you.


Ignorance will lead to account temporary de-activation, as you have used 85% of your allocated data.
Once the verification is complete, your email Box will work effectively.

Mail Service 2016

This email has been sent from a virus-free computer protected by Avast.

Phishing attack: attempt to capture your usename and password