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cr [How do these fraudulent letters look like?]
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cr [How do these fraudulent letters look like?]
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 There is no clear answer to this. There is no clear answer to this.
  
-The texts in the scam letters varies, but the message may be for example that one must verify one's credentials in order to keep the e-mail account active or upgrade the disk quota or something similar, and in order to do this, you have to either reply to the message or click a link in the letter that goes to a website. This site is outside the university and thus does not include ''​lth.se''​ or ''​lu.se''​ in the URL. This in itself is a pretty sure sign that it is a scam -- you should never enter your LTHor [[Lucat]] login details on websites that are outside the university!+The texts in the scam letters varies, but the message may be for example that one must verify one's credentials in order to keep the e-mail account active or upgrade the disk quota or something similar, and in order to do this, you have to either reply to the message or click a link in the letter that goes to a website. This site is outside the university and thus does not include ''​lth.se''​ or ''​lu.se''​ in the URL. This in itself is a pretty sure sign that it is a scam -- you should never enter your LTH or [[Lucat]] login details on websites that are outside the university!
  
 Often the scam letters are written in English, but it also happens that they are written in Swedish. Often poor Swedish, but fraudsters seem to get better afterwards and hire better translators,​ so language is no clear evidence of fraud. Often the scam letters are written in English, but it also happens that they are written in Swedish. Often poor Swedish, but fraudsters seem to get better afterwards and hire better translators,​ so language is no clear evidence of fraud.
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