14:30 24/04/18 Spam email alert – ‘blocked sign-in attempt’

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Subject: blocked sign-in attempt

Hi you@reading.ac.uk,

We just blocked someone from signing into your Account you@reading.ac.uk from a location not recognize.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 11:41 AM (GMT +1)
London, UK*

Don’t recognize this activity click VerifyAccount to verify your signing credentials.

Official Message From – Information Technology
University Of Reading”