Please be advised that starting at 1:40 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, July 20th, the University Telephone System was intermittent with service. ITS along with the Telecommunications group have resolved this issue.
Please be advised that the scam email message below has been circulating around many University's this summer. The email address used to send this particular message changes, as does the subject of the email as well. If you receive this email message, do not reply back to the message or click on any of the links in the email message as well. Please delete the entire message. Here is a copy of the email message, as it appears. Notice the typo's and verbal mistakes.
Lets get right to point. There is no one who has compensated ?me to check you. You do not know me and you are probably thinking why you're getting this email?
In fact, I setup a malware on the 18+ video clips (porn material) site and there's more, you visited this website to have fun (you know what I mean). When you were viewing video clips, your web browser started out working as a RDP with a key logger which gave me access to your display screen and also web camera. Right after that, my software program collected your entire contacts from your Messenger, Facebook, and emailaccount. Next I created a double-screen video. First part shows the video you were viewing (you've got a fine taste hehe), and second part displays the view of your webcam, and its u.
There are two different possibilities. We should study these types of options in aspects:
First choice is to dismiss this message. In this case, I most certainly will send out your very own recorded material to all your your contacts and thus visualize concerning the humiliation you experience. And as a consequence in case you are in a romantic relationship, exactly how it is going to affect?
Other choice would be to compensate me $3000. We are going to regard it as a donation. In such a case, I most certainly will right away eliminate your video. You could keep on going your life like this never happened and you surely will never hear back again from me.
You will make the payment by Bitcoin (if you don't know this, search for "how to buy bitcoin" in Google search engine).
BTC Address: REMOVED
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If you have been thinking about going to the cops, surely, this mail cannot be traced back to me. I have covered my actions. I am not attempting to charge you a huge amount, I wish to be paid. I've a specific pixel within this e mail, and at this moment I know that you have read this e mail. You now have one day to pay. If I don't receive the BitCoins, I definitely will send your video recording to all of your contacts including relatives, co-workers, etc. Nevertheless, if I receive the payment, I will destroy the recording immidiately. It is a nonnegotiable offer that being said please don't waste my personal time & yours by responding to this e mail. If you want to have proof, reply with Yup & I will send your video recording to your 14 friends.
Information Technology Services did perform scheduled maintenance on Temple'sremote.temple.eduwebsite onTuesday, July 17th from4:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. We do not anticipate any system downtime during this maintenance period.