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University College London Email Crippled by 'Reply All' Spam

October 10, 2014
 

Students at University College London have been inundated by spam emails after the institution's president, Michael Arthur, appeared to accidentally send all students a one-word email. The email, which read "bello!" reached more than 29,000 students, and with a simple click of "Reply All," any student could respond to the entire student population. In a statement, the university said Arthur was not behind the original email, and that it was working to stop the spam messages.

 
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