Kansas State University



Reply-To Scam – 01/23/2020 – [No Subject]

The phisher is pretending to be a department head by creating a gmail that looks like the department head’s actual KSU email.

Email Body:

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From: ****** [mailto:*****.ksu.edu@gmail.com]
Sent: Thursday, December 26, 2019 2:55 PM
To: ****** [mailto:******@ksu.edu]
Subject: Re:
Get back to me on time please.
Department Head and Professor
Kansas State University
On Thu, 26 Dec 2019, 9:52 PM ********, <*********.ksu.edu@gmail.com [mailto:********.ksu.edu@gmail.com]> wrote:
I’m currently in the meeting that’s why am contacting you through email. I need you to get me something from the store right away please.
Department Head and Professor
Kansas State University
On Thu, 26 Dec 2019, 9:53 PM *************, <***********@ksu.edu [mailto:**********@ksu.edu]> wrote:
Hi ***********
I am available , sorry I Just got your email
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From: *************** [mailto:*********.ksu.edu@gmail.com]
Sent: Thursday, December 26, 2019 1:56 PM
To: ********** [mailto:************@ksu.edu]
Hi, are you available? I need your assistance urgently
Department Head and Professor
Kansas State University

Phishing Scam – 01/22/20 – [HRIS-DEV-L] Time Card

URL blocked at the border.

From: ***** <******@LISTSERV.KSU.EDU> on behalf of Ksu <hchavez@VIC.COM.MX>
Sent: Wednesday, January 22, 2020 12:38 PM
To: *****@listserv.ksu.edu
Subject: [HRIS-DEV-L] Time Card
Happy Holidays!
Due to the Christmas holiday, the payroll deadline for the December 28th, 2019 check date will be moved up.
Please review the dates below for submitting timecards and approvals.
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 Wishing you a Happy and Safe Holiday Season!

Phishing Scam – Campus-Jobs

REply to scam
Also (Edu-Jobs)

rom: ********>
Sent: Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:13:57 PM
To: ********
Subject: Campus-Jobs
I’m looking for a personal assistant, someone who is reliable, trustworthy, responsible and also possess the following attributes below.
– Efficient
– Discrete
– Flexible
– Self-motivated
– Organized
– Proactive
– A good communicator
You will work on a one-to-one basis with me on a variety of weekly task, I will provide detailed weekly and daily instructions on your what needs to be done but most importantly, applicants must have little knowledge on how to use Microsoft Excel.
1. Provide administrative support functions
2. Prepare, distribute, and file reports, letters, spreadsheets.
3. Manage calendars, meetings, appointments, and events.
4. Conducting research.
5.Source office supplies.
I am a semi-retired international business consultant and with a focus on international business, trade, and networking, I am responsible for bringing distributors and manufacturers of a particular product to the same table and also finalize import and export negotiations as well as international trade deals and negotiations. As a Consultant with a focus in international business, the majority of my clients are out of the country and that also requires me to be out of the country almost half the year and as a matter of fact, I am currently on a business trip in Stockholm, Sweden finalizing trade negotiations for a glass company.
My present daily busy schedule demands the role of someone who is trustworthy, someone who will help support my workload when I am not in the USA in order for me to establish timely delivery of services and attend to important matters, the sensitivity of this position warrants the officeholder to be upright, responsive, accountable, trustworthy, emphatic, persevering and honest.
I need someone to start working for me prior to my arrival on the 20th of February and he/she can provide the services I have listed above, I will require 2-4 hrs of your time for 3-4 days a week, you can let me know what days of the week you will be available ad the weekly pay for this position will be $500
This is just an illustrative message to help you understand what is needed of you and as soon as I’m back in the states, I will arrange a proper meeting for you and me to meet and also discuss long employment terms because this is only part-time for now with no health or medical benefits, taxes will be 1099 at the end of the year.
To confirm acceptance of this position if you are interested in moving forward and provide the informations below.
Full names:
None Edu Email:
Yours sincerely,
International Consultant.