Warning: Phishing Mails circulating

Currently emails are posted, which pretend to be send from GWDG or Göttingen University und which are prompting the recipients to enter there login credentials on a foreign website or to reveal such information in an answer to those emails.

These emails are NOT send from GWDG or Göttingen University. Do not react to those emails und do not follow the links given in those emails. This are only attempts to explore and later misuse your login credentials.

The currently send emails have roughly the following content (newest messages first and annotated with the date of first know occurrence):

—– known since 11/13/15—

Von: “Kurzweil, Arielle” <Arielle.Kurzweil@nyumc.org>
Betreff: Update

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